Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tightly fitting sweater or cardigan:‘skinny-ribs and fine-gauge sweaters’[as modifier] ‘the dowdy skinny-rib cardigan’
- ‘She is clearly not shy - she sits opposite me in a fluorescent orange skinny-rib and tight white shorts.’
- ‘I do remember looking at some of his absolutely fabulous frocks and feeling desperately dowdy in my skinny-rib sweater and lean trouser suit.’
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.