Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A male nanny.‘my husband would like us to hire a manny for our two boys’
- ‘And while it's possible for nannies and mannies to earn the same amount of money, professional experience is still highly valued and is reflected in pay.’
- ‘But the rest of us are stilling asking, are mannies as good at child care as nannies?’
- ‘Male nannies, or ‘mannies’, are becoming increasingly popular with parents in London and the United States looking for a positive male role model for their children.’
- ‘But for security, she brought her kids and manny.’
- ‘Now it's mannies who not only serve as a caregiver to high profile children, but also serve as male role models who keep up with active, outdoors-loving kids.’
1990s: blend of man and nanny.
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.