Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A motif of alternating eggs and darts, used to enrich an ovolo molding.
- ‘The beautiful table features a rectangular top with egg and dart moulded border.’
- ‘The cornice motif beneath the shelf is a single row of pressed brick in egg-and-dart design.’
- ‘The ornamental patterns - among them classical egg and dart, a wave pattern, a braid and twisted bands - were arranged to suggest contrasting directions and speeds of movement.’
- ‘You can find dozens of versions of egg-and-dart molding.’
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.