Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic term for indentation
- ‘She could see silver indentions along the blade in elegant curves gleaming in the moonlight.’
- ‘The rustling was coming from the side from one of those indentions.’
- ‘She sees indentions on the wall that resemble a hand print.’
- ‘Walking over she looked down and noticed that each step was a crystal clear tile with indentions that traced out faces.’
- ‘‘A broken door will be reported,’ he replied disapprovingly, ‘especially one that has the indentions of your fingers permanently embedded in it.’’
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.