Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Women's leggings that are designed to resemble a pair of trousers.
- ‘Sleek and tailored, treggings are great for work and give you lasting comfort throughout the day.’
- ‘Patterned, plain or leather, treggings are set to be seen on all the hottest legs this winter.’
- ‘If I've misjudged the hot pants, then what else? The treggings and shoe-boot combination? The T-shirt dress and the skinny jeans? Are my feet too old for gladiator sandals?’
- ‘If you like the look of a legging, but the feel of a trouser, then treggings are ideal for you.’
- ‘But I am not formal - I wore treggings to teach in today!’
Early 21st century: blend of trousers and leggings.
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.