Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sandal made from brightly coloured or translucent moulded plastic.
- ‘Our investigative team has determined that the '80s version of ‘sexy shoes’ included LA Gear, British Knights, jelly shoes and Cougar winter boots.’
- ‘Lo and behold, the Ipanema flip flop with a strap is from Melissa, one of Brazil's largest footwear companies and the originator of the jelly shoe.’
- ‘It would seem that entry through the stage door to stardom does not come by simply donning a pair of jelly shoes and a rah-rah skirt.’
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.