Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large, soft, floppy bow at the neck of a woman's blouse:‘her somewhat formal style became more flamboyant, often featuring pearls and pussycat bows’
- ‘On the catwalk she showcased a number of pieces including a long monochrome printed dress with a pussy bow collar.’
- ‘Sporting her usual quirky style of a pussy bow shirt and spotty trousers, the star beamed for the cameras.’
- ‘The garment's pussy bow neckline and garish print failed to flatter the Liverpudlian singer’
- ‘Its lace panel detail on the front and pussycat bow tie neck make it one of our most decorative long sleeved pieces.’
- ‘She even looks a bit uncomfortable in black high-heel sandals and a demure white dress with a pussy bow that looks more like it's wearing her.’
- ‘They also marched me round to Dickins & Jones with a wardrobe lady, to buy 'little tops' with pussycat bows.’
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.