Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A store selling tobacco products and smoking equipment.
- ‘A no-name brand they sold at the local smoke shops; it was cheap, and they were pretty good in taste, unlike the more commercial brands focused on quantity.’
- ‘I dare anyone to find a smoke shop open during the afternoon in Campania.’
- ‘And for people who may want to try various different smokes not available at their local smoke shop, why shouldn't they be able to buy cigars from the internet and through mail-order?’
- ‘The Oneida Nation acquired several businesses in the 1990s, including a textile factory, a recreational vehicle park with a convenience and gift store, a newly built gas station, and a smoke shop.’
- ‘Sold at gas stations and smoke shops, packs of candy-flavored cigarettes have set anti-tobacco advocates on fire. It has been charged that teens are targeted.’
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.