Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A semipermanent mobile home consisting of two separate units connected on site.‘she left the double-wide empty’
- ‘She reminded me of one of those beauties who sometimes emerge from hard country clapboards or trash-strewn double-wides.’
- ‘‘This is where we used to drag race,’ he said, pointing out the blue-collar flatlands of double-wides and modest houses on the streets of El Cajon.’
- ‘Yes, my mother's new double-wide was located in an ‘over 55 trailer park.’’
- ‘And we were a single-wide, to the right of us was a double-wide, and behind us was a house and a double-wide which were completely destroyed.’
- ‘She lives in a double-wide with her six kids.’
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.