Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Fluffy wadding of a kind originally made from raw cotton, used for cleansing wounds, removing cosmetics, and padding delicate objects.
- ‘Diaper Cloth is a twill, dobby or plain woven absorbent cotton.’
- ‘Ms L was instructed to make the ride home as comfortable as possible and to have impervious materials, such as plastic bags and absorbent cotton blankets, available to sit and lie on during the car ride home and for her bed.’
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.