Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A child's hat with a pointed crown.
- ‘At 5 years of age I also wore a pixie hat.’
- ‘Mum and I shared moments here, knitting up a storm - combining ideas to create textured head warmers (pixie hats perhaps?) for the next Alice Springs Beanie Festival.’
- ‘So to fill up some spare time and use some oddments of wool I had left I've knitted my eldest grand-daughter a poncho and matching pixie hat.’
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.