Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Women's shoes with very high heels.‘tottering around in skyscraper heels all afternoon had clearly taken a toll on her toes’
- ‘Remember the skyscraper heels she used to favour in blithe disregard of the fact that she was pushing 100?’
- ‘She was still trying to decide between skyscraper heels that would make her legs look better or lower heels that would be more comfortable.’
- ‘Alex remembered the micro mini, skyscraper heels and carefully applied makeup Annabelle had worn that night.’
- ‘I had been wearing skyscraper heels since I was a girl.’
- ‘Dressed in skyscraper heels and a figure-hugging, jewel-encrusted frock she oozed confidence that touched on the arrogant.’
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.