Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a garment or piece of fabric) not having a hem.‘unhemmed jeans’
- ‘The pants have a roomy cargo pocket on the right leg and unhemmed cuffs so woman hunters can achieve the perfect fit.’
- ‘These vinyl unhemmed aprons are an identical match to the hemmed vinyl apron above; however, they are not hemmed.’
- ‘All of our pants are unhemmed, so they can be fitted to proper length.’
- ‘Nicola absolutely loved it, and ran her fingers over the unhemmed material of the skirt in reverent awe.’
- ‘Colors black, khaki, navy are available with waist sizes up to 72 and unhemmed inseams up to 39 inches’
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.