Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
With a jagged edge like a saw.‘diving ducks with distinctive narrow saw-edged bills’
jagged, craggy, rugged, uneven, rough, irregular, brokenView synonyms
- ‘They find a few recruits who own saw-edged bayonets.’
- ‘It rained that evening, a steady drizzle which hung in curtains and divided the forest into overlapping planes of far off greyness and saw-edged nearness.’
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.