Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hotel in Portugal owned and administered by the government.
- ‘Restaurants, chic boutiques, pousadas (B&B guesthouses) and a few dive shops now line the neat alleys cordoned off to traffic.’
- ‘It is also used to beautiful effect in the town's palace, now a pousada.’
- ‘The goal: to paddle back to the pousada in time to savor every last second of an hourlong massage.’
- ‘The day before beginning a tour of the Minho region in northern Portugal, I was logged onto the Internet looking for hospitals near the remote pousada on the Spanish border where my seven-year-old son and I would be spending our third night.’
- ‘To experience traditional Portuguese cuisine, dine in one of the pousadas, where old recipes are served.’
Portuguese, literally ‘resting place’.
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.