Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Ornament with embroidery.
- ‘After the processes of spinning, dying, broidering and weaving, silk comes out to be gorgeous and delicate.’
- ‘As she begins the practical task of making shoes, ‘a fancy came into her head… and [she] fell to broidering the kindly deer-skin’.’
- ‘In its first years, the cooperative focused on organizing and training a group of women, and on mounting a small structure for the development of decorative pieces with techniques such as ‘fuxico’ (broidering with pieces of fabric), crochet, and patchwork (with recycled fabrics).’
- ‘The square of fabric in the front, however, displays the skill of broidering for its owner.’
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.