Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A piece of ornamental drapery depicted issuing from a helmet and surrounding a shield.‘the mantlings of peers are lined with ermine’mass noun ‘coats of arms in Baroque mantling’
- ‘The coat of arms with its elaborate rococo style mantling has almost no identifiable Chinese precedent.’
Late 16th century: from mantle + -ing.
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.