Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Fit (a shoe) with a new heel:‘take your clothes to the cleaners and your shoes to get reheeled’
- ‘I'm fortunate in having a decent cobbler nearby, so I can get boots reheeled until the uppers collapse.’
- ‘He has the sense to wear a nice suit in a dark navy wool but matches it with terrible, cheap loafers with a metal bar across the instep that are in desperate need of a polish and a reheel.’
- ‘I accept that someone may be telling me to get my cowboy boots reheeled.’
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.