Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The outer door of a pair, used for protection against insects, weather, etc.
- ‘I ran up the steps, opened the screen door, then turned the handle to the front door and pushed.’
- ‘The words were barely out of her mouth before the back screen door slammed shut and the two were off to play.’
- ‘From behind me, I heard low murmurs and the sound of the screen door slapping shut.’
- ‘Eddie watched from behind the screen door as the insects flew through the air.’
- ‘Startled by a vehicle, Manny Babbitt ran for cover, and tore through the screen door of the first house he came to.’
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.