Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A thing with three levels or layers.[as modifier] ‘three-decker sandwiches’
- ‘The deserts are similarly cloying and sticky, although a couple of them (the passion-fruit-meringue pie and a towering, three-decker coconut flan) are compulsively edible.’
- ‘That night we ate over the water at a three-decker restaurant with exquisite food and atmosphere.’
- 1.1historical A sailing warship with three gun decks.
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.