Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A disposable cup made of thin cardboard.
- ‘Vivian forced down the last swallow of cafeteria coffee, tossed the paper cup into the trashcan, and then headed back to Jeremy's room.’
- ‘I sat alone in the small, windowless room with a water cooler and a paper cup.’
- ‘I looked over and noticed the coffee shop door opening and Mr. O'Connor walking out, a paper cup of coffee steaming in his hand.’
- ‘What you are looking at is a machine that gives you coffee in a little paper cup.’
- ‘Her cappuccino long finished, she followed Cody out and tossed the paper cup in the trash, waving as she headed for her car.’
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.