Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A type of flannelette with a short nap on both sides.
- ‘We children forgot a lot of the disagreeableness when the wagon was unloaded and we saw the good things to eat and the yards and yards of calico and outing flannel that Mother had bought to make us new clothes…’
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.