Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- old-fashioned term for mascara
- ‘Plus I just think it would be cool to see Japanese fans wearing eyeblack or something.’
- ‘They spat their shoes with tape, smear eyeblack high on their cheeks and tape up their sleeves to fully expose their bulging biceps.’
- ‘His eyes sparkled above eyeblack as he spoke of the spirit on the Lions' sideline during their comeback from a 17-point deficit in the final 10 minutes.’
- ‘Eyeblack has been used for centuries to help reduce the glare of the sun.’
- ‘In that email please send us any artwork, description, or picture of what you would like your Custom EyeBlack to look like.’
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.