Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A soft leather made from South African sheepskin.
- ‘NE Tiger, the only domestic brand attending the activity, donated a limited edition travel bag made of black capeskin and sheet copper.’
- ‘Or is it South African capeskin, the easiest to handle?’
- ‘Our extensive range of leather includes the finest deerskin, capeskin and suede available.’
- ‘Capeskin in beautiful new pale pastels - blue, mimosa yellow, pink and white - is seen in small dainty bags and pastel pigskin is used for a pencil box style.’
- ‘In the custom room, next to his office, the drapes are hand-woven of capeskin, suede and gold metallic strands, and hang from ceiling to floor.’
- ‘Sides of binding boards are covered with a woven fabric of cherry-red and black, and the shelfback is covered with imported black capeskin stamped in gold.’
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.