Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A window consisting of a lattice of small panes held within strips of lead.
- ‘He was celebrating the evening mass at about seven o'clock when all the leaded lights in the windows started popping and stones started coming through.’
- ‘The buildings display architectural detail both externally and internally with ornate cornices, traditional sash and case windows, leaded lights, timber panelling and original fireplaces.’
- ‘Some of the front windows have well-scrubbed leaded lights, while others are covered by faded sheets of old newspaper.’
- ‘We live in a 1926 house with Crittall windows and leaded lights, and need to replace the bars and handles.’
- ‘An open screen of geometric leaded lights was inserted between the stairs and front room, the arrangement yielding an open hall/sitting room for visitors, and a secluded family room behind.’
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.