Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having untidily trailing skirts.‘a draggle-tailed wench’
scruffy, tousled, dishevelled, unkempt, messy, disordered, disarranged, messed up, rumpled, bedraggled, uncombed, ungroomed, straggly, ruffled, tangled, matted, windblown, wildView synonyms
- ‘We can see how this draggle-tailed woman puts her defenses in place and maintains them when she's stiffing the bartender of tips and trying to stay on Shelly's good side, and once she has opened up we see right into her.’
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.