Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A table with an indented edge like a pie crust.
- ‘This is a stunning mahogany piecrust table with pierced deep carved shaped top.’
- ‘To the left, a piecrust table with '50s lamp, vase and roses stands beneath a cheap graphic landscape and a Mannerist sex romp.’
- ‘An American classic, the piecrust table's beautiful top, ball and claw feet and elegant column demonstrate the refinement of Colonial cabinetmakers.’
- ‘For example at our last sale a small piecrust table sold for €46,000 because of its untouched, pristine condition and its beautiful colour.’
- ‘Last October, Christie's sold another example from Philadelphia, the family piecrust table, owned by the same family for the past 250 years.’
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.