Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A padded envelope for protecting fragile items in the post.
pack, carton, box, cardboard box, container, case, package, parcel, padded bagView synonyms
- ‘When I got home today, a small Jiffy bag was waiting for me.’
- ‘And for designer purchases, buy a Jiffy bag and mail them home.’
- ‘Before you buy the Jiffy bag and stamps and queue up at the post office, take a moment to answer the following questions.’
- ‘Pick up the phone early one day, and it will come through your door in a Jiffy bag the next, in tip - top condition.’
- ‘If you'd like a cake, give me your address and I'll pop one in a Jiffy bag for you.’
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.