Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A brilliant blue colour.
- ‘It looks like something out of a child's toy box: the old carriages are made of wood, painted a faded kingfisher blue, and they sit only ten people each.’
- ‘Korea has long been famous for its boldly shaped white porcelains, its grayish punch'ong stonewares (a folk form popular for daily use) and elegant celadons in kingfisher blue - a rare shade of blue-green universally considered the most desirable color for a celadon glaze.’
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.