Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small, decorative handbag without handles or a strap.
- ‘You can see more of her minaudière pieces on eBay, just be sure they are not fake replicas.’
- ‘Handcrafted, the minaudière opens to a discreetly engraved mirror.’
French, literally ‘coquettish woman’, from minauder ‘simper’.
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.