Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A landscape, especially as depicted in art.
- ‘At the top of the ancient staircase I flung open the windows with a sense of drama, revealing the moonlight and the sweeping paysage.’
- ‘That's what I call paysage - carefully-honed fields of green, as far as the eye can see (from the helicopter, anyway).’
French, literally ‘countryside’, from pays ‘country’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.