Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A window with small panes set in diagonally crossing strips of lead.
- ‘It has lattice windows and its own seating area with a wrought-iron gas fireplace with remote control.’
- ‘Similar picturesque thatched cottages with lattice windows are illustrated in the children's picture sheets issued by early nineteenth-century publishers.’
- ‘What, from the outside, seem like gloomy lattice windows prove within to be vivid mosaics of coloured glass.’
- ‘The halls of the keep were large and airy, with polished stone floors and huge lattice windows.’
- ‘Finally she felt the urge to slide back the lattice window that separated them, and she indeed did so.’
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.