Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for dripstone (sense 1)
- ‘Its rather austere red brick facade is accented by limestone lintels and hood molds above the windows.’
- ‘Over the front door is a semi-circular fanlight surrounded by a projecting hood mould with decoration.’
- ‘Segmental arch hood moldings frame both the windows and the entrances of the house.’
- ‘There is a great variety of detail in such features as entrances, hood molds, cornices and porches.’
- ‘A weathered stone just above the centre of the hood mould has the carved remains of a figure with hands on hips.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.