Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman who is a follower or devotee of rodeos and cowboys.
- ‘The rodeo cannot be used in the service of family values, the cowboys are surrounded by groupies or ‘buckle bunnies’, and they sentimentalize the family they abandoned for their peripatetic lifestyle on the road.’
- ‘A few weeks ago my neighbor mentioned a spot that was crawling with buckle bunnies. I questioned her about it and she said they can usually be found outside the bar at the Consort Hotel.’
- ‘Maybe you can find some buckle bunnies for the boys.’
- ‘Some of the perks of being a buckle bunny include free rodeo passes, sitting behind the chutes and the wild rodeo after-parties.’
- ‘In Yuma this afternoon the pickings are slim. There is only a handful of buckle bunnies and they are already paired off with the winners.’
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.