Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small fastener on clothing, engaged by pressing its two halves together.
- ‘Razor blades, combs, buttons, press studs, collar studs, boot laces, thimbles - anything that was small enough to carry and wasn't tea.’
- ‘The bag is a sort of rounded flattened truncated triangle shape, pleated onto the top band which closes in the centre with a magnetic press stud.’
- ‘Perhaps a press stud could also be inserted at the same time as the silicone, to enable their tops to remain attached!’
- ‘The black purse, with a silver zip and press stud, is still missing.’
- ‘Another choking hazard are multi-colour educational bears, with buttons and press studs which can be easily detached.’
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.