Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A beauty treatment comprising both a manicure and a pedicure.
- ‘At the nail bar were sleek women for whom it was perfectly normal to stop by for a weekly mani-pedi after work.’
- ‘Let me tell you, it must be easier to get a viewing with the Queen than it is to get a mani-pedi appointment here!’
- ‘I've had one refuse to give me even something as seemingly innocuous as their normal mani-pedi because they involved hot oil massage of the hands and feet.’
- ‘Some local nail shops may offer special mani-pedi packages.’
- ‘This month's beauty feature is all about the mani-pedi.’
- ‘Next month, a children's hair salon opens, with chairs shaped like cars and mani-pedis for mom.’
- ‘Men in LA expect their women to look like Hollywood A-listers, so we're talking weekly mani-pedis, daily blow-drys and regular facials.’
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.