Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mixture of sheep's wool and angora rabbit hair.
- ‘The diameter of the hair is even smaller than normal angora wool and it looks and feels like silk.’
- ‘Good angora wool is the result of good housing, sanitation and breeding of the angora rabbits.’
- ‘Like ‘Team Canada’ to China, a similar trade mission is necessary for Nepal's angora wool business.’
- ‘What looks like a ball of grey angora wool eventually manages to unravel itself and settle at my feet, sniffing the ankles for the scent of a canine companion.’
- ‘Items made from angora wool are extremely popular in Europe and are a growing commodity in the US.’
- ‘Research in Germany has demonstrated that angora wool is up to 3 times warmer than sheep's wool.’
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.