Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in India) a charpoy.
- ‘We ate a wonderful vegetarian meal in the cool evening air in their garden, and then the string beds were brought out into the open.’
- ‘Settling down to a night in prison last week on a lumpy string bed, he faced an uncomfortable dilemma.’
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.