Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who visits particular areas, especially in New England, to view the autumn foliage.
- ‘And until November 2, leaf peepers can call a twenty-four-hour fall foliage hotline telling them exactly when and where to catch peak colors throughout the region.’
- ‘Whatever charges his batteries would surely charge mine, so we picked days after the tourists left but before the leaf peepers arrived.’
- ‘The quest is for the perfect moment, the exact time and location when a leaf peeper will encounter the height of foliage color and experience foliage ecstasy.’
- ‘It's the sight that draws millions of ' leaf peepers ' to the U.S. each October and November.’
- ‘It's not autumn until leaf peepers overmatch the bargain zombies in the outlet malls of Vermont.’
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.