Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in Canada) a thick sweater decorated with symbols or animals from the mythology of Indians of the northern Pacific coast.
- ‘Every person in her extended family eventually acquired a Siwash sweater or two from wool she had spun herself.’
- ‘She made me untold numbers of Fisherman's knit sweaters, and Siwash sweaters, far too many to ever wear.’
- ‘Eileen asked if I had ever knit a Siwash sweater.’
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.