Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
nounSouth African, Australian, NZ
[mass noun] Household linen.
- ‘I know nothing, but it could be that the marketing team behind the brochure for manchester from Casuarina would welcome some new ideas.’
- ‘The shop sells clothes, toys, books, records and CDs, small furniture items, kitchenware and household items, manchester and plenty of bric-a-brac.’
An industrial city and metropolitan district in NW England; population 396,300 (est. 2009). Founded in Roman times, it developed in the 18th and 19th centuries as a centre of the English cotton industry.
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.