Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The twenty-fifth anniversary of a wedding.
- ‘And they only got away with one of the gold earrings from my husband for our silver wedding anniversary.’
- ‘The couple have three children and two grandchildren and have been on one cruise before, around the Caribbean aboard the Cunard Countess, to celebrate their silver wedding anniversary.’
- ‘The play is set in three time zones - the wedding night, the silver wedding anniversary, and then a further 23 years (the present day) later.’
- ‘They celebrated their silver wedding anniversary in March and have two children, Rebecca, 17, and Rachel, 19.’
- ‘A couple who met when their wheelchairs were loaded into an ambulance taking them to a Ryedale special school have celebrated their silver wedding.’
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.