Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sale of miscellaneous second-hand items.
fete, fair, jumble sale, sale, bring-and-buy sale, car boot sale, carnivalView synonyms
- ‘Wealthy households are more likely to save their clothes - a $2,000 cocktail dress probably wouldn't fetch much at a tag sale, anyway.’
- ‘They'll have a booth on Sunday from 11: 30-4 at Tonic's tag sale.’
- ‘And in the quaint, picture-book towns of Massachusetts' Berkshire hills, antique dealers organized an auction and tag sales that raised about $25,000 for the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce's grant program.’
- ‘I had the series somewhere in my house, and it probably cost about two bucks at some tag sale.’
- ‘Al Souza scavenges thrift stores and tag sales for the jigsaw-puzzle pieces that he arranges into monumental works.’
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.