Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a dress) not having a structured waistline; loose-fitting.
- ‘She was the first out onstage, in an aqua-blue, long-sleeved, unwaisted dress; it had half of a beaded brown sunburst emanating from her left hip.’
- ‘A fortnight later, the parade over, our visitors were granted an audience with the Chief Worshipful Grand Orangutantrum, who wore a dog collar and a long, unwaisted priestly shift.’
- ‘Her unwaisted dress is silk, the colors blending like tie-dye, and she wears her hair plaited under an embroidered square cap.’
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.