Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A suit with a straight loose-fitting jacket.
- ‘Even in a sack suit or standard blazer, it's a good idea to get the jacket one size large (in the body, not the sleeves).’
- ‘The classic American men's sack suit popularized by Brooks Brothers and Hart, Schaffner & Marx conceals a gun the size of a snubnose .38 in a front pocket.’
- ‘Brooks Brothers is credited with popularizing the ‘sack suit’.’
- ‘The lion had his mane, the peacock his gorgeous plumage, but Man found himself in a three-button sack suit.’
- ‘I've found wearing a sack suit in business situations, including interviews, to be a no-lose situation.’
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.