Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A top hat.
- ‘Saltires were as ubiquitous as Millennium merchandise, a group of Colombians having secured a cartel in the ‘official novelty vending’ of silly felt lum hats, expertly tapping into the patriotic theme.’
- ‘I'll be there with my lum hat & silk lined cape!’
- ‘The sun glinted on the Governor's gold lace and my lum hat, and no doubt they thought we were heathen deities descended from the heavens.’
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.