Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman's dress ring, usually with a large stone or an ornate setting, often worn on special occasions.
- ‘Thieves made off with an Apple iBook laptop, a digital camera, an amethyst dinner ring inherited from Todd's grandmother and the iPod.’
- ‘This was a cocktail or dinner ring, worn out in the evening.’
- ‘Engagement rings, dinner rings, diamond wedding rings and bands, and ‘right hand’ rings are just a few examples of our stock.’
- ‘In addition to wedding bands and diamond engagement rings, catalogs for the trade and for the public offered specialty rings for babies and for young girls, signet and graduation rings for men, and dinner rings for women.’
- ‘This enchanting treasure is styled to pair with Belais wedding bands and is accordingly much narrower than the legendary maker's elaborately filigreed settings for dinner rings.’
- ‘Art Deco in design, this topaz 10K gold dinner ring is stunning!’
- ‘We have solitaires, elegant dinner rings, bold, wide band ring styles and more.’
- ‘Shop for diamond or Moissanite engagement, wedding, anniversary or dinner rings, earrings or pendants in gold or platinum.’
- ‘Most sapphire rings were big gold dinner rings, or were paired with large diamonds.’
- ‘I am considering a dinner ring in 14K gold with 5 pear shaped diamonds on the top and several baguettes on the sides.’
- ‘When you walk into the room wearing this exquisite tigers eye dinner ring, that's where everyone's going to think you've been.’
- ‘While the resident was distracted, police believe a second suspect snuck into the house, cracked a security box and stole her pendant, pin and dinner rings.’
- ‘Please drop in to see our wide selection of diamond earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, dinner rings, and brooches’
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.