Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] An infection of the eyes, either conjunctivitis or trachoma, in which irritation is caused by granular inflammation of the eyelids.
- ‘Sandy Blight is common enough and makes its appearance without any warning.’
- ‘To make ends meet Daisy wrote numerous articles and papers, between bouts of pneumonia, sandy blight and malnutrition, for newspapers, magazines and learned societies.’
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.