Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A free-standing frame on which to hang towels.
- ‘There are antique wooden towel horses, coat racks and china bowls and ewers.’
- ‘The Rose Rooms are provided with a 4 poster bed, private bathroom, coat racks, bath in the en suite, antique wooden towel horses, china bowls and open fireplace.’
- ‘But many references were obscure until this delightful annotation by Science Writer Martin Gardner, who clarifies ‘The Ethics of Elfland’ and explains the uses of Hartlepool, Gladstone collars, towel horses.’
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.