Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘There's an early California feel to this no-frills motor lodge on State 12.’
- ‘And then six months later, he came to me and he showed me a report on a motor lodge where there had been 11 previous break-ins.’
- ‘For example, if your pet weighs less than 30 pounds then it's welcome at most of the motels and motor lodges.’
- ‘We stop at a motor lodge and she shows me her tattoo.’
- ‘Now the road outside the motor lodge and dairy is being ripped up and resealed again because areas have developed pot holes and bumps since construction finished six weeks ago.’
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.