Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- British term for spit curl
tress, tuft, curlView synonyms
- ‘Tock is also marginally less annoying than tonight's victim, sixteen-year-old Foxtrot Darling, who arrives complete with kiss-curl.’
- ‘In the early days, as in the 1631 Mauritshuis painting with gorget, kiss-curl and slimmed-down nose, he flattered himself.’
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.