Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A long scarf covering the head and shoulders, traditionally worn by Spanish-American women.
- ‘Rather than using colorful cloth rebozos to carry infants on their backs, they now use baby carriages.’
- ‘Standing outside, his wife crossed herself as they passed and pulled her rebozo tight around her grey hair.’
- ‘Men and women wear the poncho, and women wear shawls called rebozos.’
- ‘So you see women on the streets in the hot sun wearing Vietnamese straw-brimmed hats, and moms in rebozos cuddling their kids, and so on.’
- ‘Many rural women wear a shawl, called a rebozo, and a simple dress or a skirt and blouse.’
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.