Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small brush designed for cleaning the fingernails and toenails.
- ‘Start by brushing it off with a medium-soft brush - something stiffer than a shaving brush, softer than a nail brush.’
- ‘She had a pink nail brush and a sponge and her own talcum powder.’
- ‘A plentiful supply of soap, clean towels and nail brushes should be available.’
- ‘A member who had rust stains on a pair of white pants cleaned them using hand cleaner and a nail brush.’
- ‘I've been using various implements (nails, small screwdrivers, bits of cardboard, etc) to remove the mud because I don't have a nail brush.’
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.