Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who keeps and breeds pigeons.
- ‘Neighbours are celebrating victory in their battle to get a pigeon fancier to remove his nuisance loft from a garden.’
- ‘I have been a pigeon fancier for over 20 years and have witnessed hawk attacks on dozens of birds.’
- ‘He was taken to a pigeon fancier and his identification ring was recognised.’
- ‘If you are a pigeon fancier, I'd keep very, very quiet about it.’
- ‘A champion pigeon fancier believes he was deliberately targeted by arsonists who burned down his loft and killed more than 60 of his prized birds.’
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.