Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Just as you need very warm clothing to venture out on a snowmobile, to sleep in the hotel - on a bed made of ice, covered in reindeer skin - you will need to don Michelin-man sized quilted overwear: a kind of thermal sleeping bag.’
- ‘Picture a 4' wide band of elastic with one or more gun pouches, worn ‘over the underwear but under the overwear.’’
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.