Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of nylon stocking with an elasticated top, reaching to the wearer's knee.
- ‘For something a little raunchier that still keeps with the trend, take inspiration from Brit designer Guvinda who teamed up blushing red Capri pants with a short matching jacket, fishnet popsocks and shiny high-heels.’
- ‘Was that a yellow marigold poking out of her popsock?’
- ‘But if feminism is mildly unfashionable, feminist texts are the literary equivalent of popsocks and short skirts.’
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.