Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A window blind made of fabric that draws up into pleats.
- ‘Dress your windows in style with a Roman blind made from sumptuous fabric.’
- ‘Features include maple floors, nine foot high ceilings and Roman blinds.’
- ‘To keep the room looking modern, Judith Wilson suggests fuss-free window treatments with a blackout lining or neat options such as a roller blind, Roman blind or wooden shutters.’
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.