Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pink plastic flamingo used as a lawn decoration.
- ‘She has written essays essays on topics ranging from the pink plastic lawn flamingo to the Venetian in Las Vegas.’
- ‘You stumble back inside the party clutching a lawn flamingo and a dream, and you have become a hero.’
- ‘Forget the plastic lawn flamingos of the past - this is the next generation of decoration.’
- ‘After a brilliant run of 49 years, the pink plastic lawn flamingo now faces the threat of extinction.’
- ‘As a general rule, my husband does not like lawn ornaments so I used to tease him that I was going to get lawn flamingos and stick them all over our yard.’
- ‘Nowadays the pink lawn flamingo has become a cultural icon.’
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.