Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for Lorraine cross
- ‘it is a white bordered blue shield on which is superimposed a cross of Lorraine.’
- ‘It took de Gaulle several months to officially adopt the cross of Lorraine as the emblem of the Free France.’
- ‘Mom manufactures us the small flags of blue-white-red with the small crosses of Lorraine, the de Gaulle symbol.’
- ‘The flags visible on the picture include a vertical version of the flag of Free France, with a black cross of Lorraine extending over the blue and white stripes.’
- ‘It is reached by a track, lined with crosses of Lorraine, that runs from El Adem.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.