Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman's tailor-made suit.
- ‘Hobeika's biggest strength in this collection is his tailleurs as exampled by the breathtaking beaded skirt suit with big collar and mink arm trims.’
- ‘You never see her in frills, ruffles, bows, voluminous ball gowns, or anything other than stark and simple tailleur.’
- ‘It was the divine Dietrich, She wore a severe tailleur, a fedora and her blonde hair was wavy.’
- ‘A group of belles de jour ready for sin strutted down the oval runway in black velvet dresses with white lace collars, deep green fox coats and chic tailleurs with cardigan jacket à la Chanel.’
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.