Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A neck for a knit garment similar to a funnel neck but shorter and typically not as loose.
- ‘I wore a long-sleeve, white mock turtleneck every day because I was cold.’
- ‘It features a mock turtleneck with a zipper, which forms a pointed collar when unzipped.’
- ‘Smoothing her sleeveless mock turtleneck, she admires her bare arms for a moment before her gaze lands on her white complexion.’
- ‘The 2-inch mock turtleneck design is available in either short-sleeve or long-sleeve styles.’
- ‘We're going to be seeing a lot more mock turtlenecks on golfers this year, and it's not as if they've never been allowed on golf courses before.’
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.