Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A method of hair removal in which unwanted hairs are plucked out by using a twisted cotton thread.
- ‘Another plus of threading is that it can be done on very short hairs.’
- ‘The ancient art of threading - a precision-perfect grooming technique - is a quick way to get them done.’
- ‘Bear the ache of threading for shapely eyebrows.’
- ‘The hair removal itself was successful, I would love to be able to continue threading.’
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.