Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A strengthened cap with a long peak of a kind worn by jockeys.
- ‘Fur surfaced even where one would least expect it: in a jockey cap, for example, or in the black mink V-neck top paired with ladylike suit.’
- ‘The silk ties from The Bacchanalian Express range feature golf flags, saddles and horseshoes, jockey caps, lighthouses and fly-fish among others and cost £24.50.’
- ‘As a man in a jockey cap created excitement on the beach, she slowly saw Campion come towards her, and she pretended to be asleep.’
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.