Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(chiefly of fabric or paper) decorated with a design of sprigs of leaves or flowers.‘a sprigged cotton dress’
- ‘Think beautifully embroidered white bedding on a dark framed wooden bed, or delicate flower sprigged curtains in a kitchen.’
- ‘Jane, after careful deliberation, had decided to tie up her tresses in a loose bun with green and red flowers to match her sprigged white gown.’
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.