Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An inverted pleat in a narrow skirt to allow freedom of movement.
- ‘‘If a dancer is wearing a kick-pleat skirt and she can't do my step,’ he said, ‘I've got to change the step.’’
- ‘Does anyone know how to make kick-pleats on the back of a pirate coat?’
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.