Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
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- ‘More than one fellow rubbernecker judged it fortunate the truck overturned before having a chance to careen across the gravel parking lot and through the beanery's front windows.’
- ‘Across from the diesel shop, the Roundhouse Deli serves rail workers, taking the place of the old railroad beanery.’
- ‘It's probably the heavy proliferation of this fine beanery that makes Second Cup so popular.’
- ‘A hospital cafeteria's mission statement, however, can put that of the most foppish of five-star beaneries to shame.’
- ‘The Car Department building in the Here Yard was demolished along with the tiny beanery located between it and the yard office when Toronto Yard opened.’
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.