Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of desktop card index.
- ‘His eyes settled on a Rolodex, nestled between the telephone and the raised edge of the desktop, and he reached for it with a soft grunt of satisfaction.’
- ‘Are you still storing client contact information in a Rolodex - or worse - on3" x4" cards?’
- ‘For the average company, hiring a trucking outfit to move finished goods or raw materials demands a phone, a pen, a Rolodex, and a trailer load of patience.’
- ‘Jared picked up the Rolodex, searching through the business cards and slips of paper.’
- ‘A quick look in her Rolodex later, Chelsea punches in Danielle Nichols' cell phone number.’
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.