Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Ornamental braid or coat fastenings consisting of spindle-shaped buttons and loops.
- ‘I turned round and there was a doorman, dressed in a green 18th-century coachman's coat with extra frogging.’
- ‘He was facing her, no longer clad in the deep jacket with silver frogging, but now swathed in his trademark black cloak.’
- ‘Saliva splattered onto his jacket and dripped down the lace and frogging.’
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.