Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of easy chair with open padded arms and an adjustable back.
- ‘The Morris chair has padded armrests and detachable cushions on the seat and back.’
- ‘Perhaps your grandfather, like mine, spent his leisure time in a Morris chair.’
- ‘One particular slide depicts Robert in a drab suit sitting in a Morris chair.’
Late 19th century: named after William Morris(see Morris, William).
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.