Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A white oxford shoe with a piece of leather in a contrasting color (typically black or brown) stitched across the instep.
- ‘In keeping with this year's theme, ‘The Doo Wop Sock Hop, ‘many of the guests rocked around the clock dressed in pencil pants, poodle skirts and saddle shoes.’’
- ‘On her feet were white Bobby socks and pink and white roller skates that looked like saddle shoes.’
- ‘He scanned the street, his gaze narrowing on a woman a few years older than he seemed to be, wearing saddle shoes, white ankle socks, a white flared skirt, and a polka-dot top, her red hair bouncing in a long ponytail.’
- ‘He was wearing a pleated skirt, white bra, black and white saddle shoes, and a woman's wig.’
- ‘Along with the famous poodle skirts and ponytails, saddle shoes, penny loafers, and colored sneakers were popular with teenaged bobby-soxers.’
- ‘The shirt was okay and I put on a pair of black and white saddle shoes.’
- ‘Even cheerleaders don't wear saddle shoes anymore.’
- ‘And you out there in saddle shoes and crinolines still thought football was only played on weekends.’
- ‘Her perfectly shined saddle shoes clicked rhythmically on the tiled floor as she attempted to rush to her father's office at a lady-like pace, a task that was nearly impossible.’
- ‘From the '50s to the '80s, everything from saddle shoes and spandex to big collars and big hair sees a re-emergence on the fashion scene.’
- ‘My behavior began to decline the next year, my last year for Girl Scouts and orthopedic saddle shoes.’
- ‘Maria had a black and white saddle shoe on one foot and a faded skate boarding shoe on the other.’
- ‘There was tow-headed Jack - having freed himself from the controlling grip of his mother - enjoying a moment in the spotlight dressed in a seersucker suit with short pants and saddle shoes.’
- ‘In his shorts and saddle shoes, he took us back four decades to another kid who tended to steal the show.’
- ‘I'm wearing the common school uniform: Blue and white plaid skirt, white button up blouse, saddle shoes, and sweater with the school's name and logo on it.’
- ‘Our uniforms are plaid skirts, saddle shoes, tights when it's cold, a polo white T-shirt, or long sleeved button up white, blue, or pink shirt.’
- ‘Twins depicts almost-identical girls who wear saddle shoes and shirts made of fabric printed with flowers.’
- ‘For the rest of the practice session I only simulated the jumps by rising from a squat in a bizarrely constrained way, swiveling one saddle shoe in a frog-ish kick.’
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.