Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A blanket or sleeping bag made into a cylindrical roll for ease of carrying, often with utensils and other personal supplies inside; a bedroll.
- ‘He put his head back onto a blanket roll that served as a pillow and stretched out on the sidewalk.’
- ‘‘We'll stay here the night, then head out in the morning, he said tossing his blanket roll beside the river bank.’
- ‘He searched out with stiff fingers for his blanket roll tied on his pack.’
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.