Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An absorbent disposable paper tissue.
- ‘Everyone in the audience seemed to be reaching for a Kleenex, or wiping their eyes on their sleeves by the end.’
- ‘Six hours later, I was in floods of tears and reaching blurry-eyed for the Kleenex.’
- ‘No, clearly everything is not fine, because your eyes are all red and you used up all these Kleenexes.’
- ‘Stacey pulled a Kleenex from the box beside her bed and dabbed at her eyes.’
- ‘She wiped her eyes with the Kleenex he offered her and watched as he went to the kitchen.’
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.