Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Flecked or speckled with intermingled dark and light shades.‘his salt-and-pepper hair’
- ‘He has a full head of salt-and-pepper hair, wire-rim glasses and a warm smile.’
- ‘Quite a few people look much better with salt-and-pepper hair than they did with color.’
- ‘He has a salt-and-pepper mustache, a dab of hair under his lower lip, and a glasses case poking out of his left chest pocket.’
- ‘Vincent's appearance also represents something of a departure for Cruise, with his steel grey hair and salt-and-pepper stubbled face.’
- ‘My father was some years older than my mother, with salt-and-pepper hair (he blames the gray on me).’
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.