Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A terrier of a breed with a silky blue-grey coat.
- ‘With more than 177 breeds of dogs at the show, the 120,000 visitors have a chance to see rarities like the Shih Tzu, the Xoloitzcuintli (the hairless Mexican dog), and the Kerry blue.’
- ‘The poodle, Bedlington terrier, and Kerry blue terrier have long, wooly or coarse coats that tend to shed less.’
- ‘With my own dog Apollo - a bichon - I came first in the show class and with a client's dog - a Kerry blue terrier - I came second in the scissors class.’
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.