Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a person) having broad shoulders that do not slope.
- ‘Fraser physically embodies his role to perfection, as the quintessential square-shouldered, square chinned, honest American.’
- ‘I heard a whinny, then the squeak of leather as a big, square-shouldered man dismounted.’
- ‘Tall, loose-limbed and square-shouldered, Taylor still has all the vestiges of the matinee-idol good looks that labelled him one of the most handsome men on the dance scene in the second half of the last century.’
- ‘By the time he was a sophomore in high school, Lakin was a square-shouldered boy who could drive the ball 400 feet from both sides of the plate and throw fastballs in at least the high 80s.’
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.