Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A brass band playing silver-plated instruments.
- ‘Facilities are basic at the venue built for the local silver band in the 1920s.’
- ‘Swindon Male Voice Choir along with the Wroughton silver band played carols.’
- ‘Other attractions included a horseshoe tossing competition, skittles, the Southern Shockwaves cheerleading team, donkey rides, line dancers and a silver band.’
- ‘Bratton's famed silver band is hoping to follow up success in the regional brass band championships at the finals in September.’
- ‘The silver band did their traditional oomp-pah-pahing round the village early on Christmas morning.’
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.