Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of a pair of brackets in the form [ ].
- ‘As in many printed editions, editorial intervention is signalled by square brackets.’
- ‘An extra key brings up a list of characters that you won't find on the keyboard, such as the forward slash, square brackets and curly braces.’
- ‘I have added my own explanatory notes in the square brackets.’
- ‘I have corrected a couple of typos and added a few comments of my own in square brackets and italics.’
- ‘This sentence was spoken in the interview, but without the words around which I've put square brackets.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.