Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bed fitted with wheels or casters, allowing it to be moved easily.[as modifier] ‘a rollaway bed’
- ‘You could squeeze 4 or 5 at a time into a hotel room - 2 in each bed plus a rollaway bed (which could be an extra charge).’
- ‘Nathan was snoring, and Amber had taken over the second rollaway bed, pretending to be asleep.’
- ‘It's not a real bed, just a rollaway bed the landlord lent us until my mother buys new furniture.’
- ‘I lay on the green rollaway cot on the floor beside her.’
- ‘Finally, when everything was done, Kouki collapsed on the rollaway with a contented sigh.’
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.