Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A horse of a breed able to attain a specified speed, developed especially for trotting.
- ‘The purpose of racing Thoroughbreds, Standardbreds, and greyhounds is to promote individual excellence.’
- ‘Last year, we placed 275 retired Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds into carefully screened and monitored homes in 28 states.’
- ‘Permanent identifying marks on Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds, however, are believed to be a deterrent to horse thieves.’
- ‘In addition to Thoroughbreds, breeding rights to Standardbreds, Quarter Horses, and American Saddlebreds will be on offer.’
- ‘She breeds her own Standardbreds.’
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.