Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A strip of material around the neck of a garment.
- ‘Once cleaned, the garments are dried and pressed on special bucks used to shape neckbands, collars, pant legs, etc.’
- ‘Made of 100% preshrunk cotton, this shirt features a crew neck with contrasting 3/4-length raglan sleeve and neckband.’
- ‘So I resolved my knitting issues, hoping that my teacher doesn't notice that it is rather unlikely a head will fit through the neckband of my top.’
- ‘They also feature a two-color ribbed neckband.’
- ‘Grafting the shoulders will be no problem, and then I've got the neckband and seaming… it's all going pretty quickly.’
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.