Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A guide dog trained to lead blind people.
- ‘‘She regards the use of Seeing Eye dogs as an abdication of human responsibility and, because they live as ‘servants’ and are denied the companionship of other dogs, she is wholly opposed to their use.’’
- ‘It all sounds wonderful, yet how a walking robot should be constructed and programmed to be as mobile as, say, a Seeing Eye dog, is still an open question.’
- ‘Is he one of those Seeing Eye dogs or something?’
- ‘The tires screeched as the car rounded a tight turn, and Ruth's new Seeing Eye dog, a golden retriever, whimpered in the back seat.’
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.