Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The western seaboard of the US from Washington to California.
- ‘I coached a young assistant coach at a major basketball power on the West Coast a few years ago.’
- ‘We left Christchurch on the main road to the West Coast - State Highway 73.’
- ‘From Baja California up the US West Coast the climate is mild and arid, other than in winter.’
- ‘That dam would make the West Coast self-sufficient.’
- ‘Two Special Boat Squadrons were set up, with Squadron One on the West Coast and Squadron Two on the East Coast.’
- ‘He worked for the Los Angeles Sentinel in the 1950s and was a West Coast photographer for Jet and Ebony.’
- ‘The West Coast event is held at Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club.’
- ‘I lost in round four at Maple Grove, and I was so frustrated that I wondered if I should even make this West Coast trip.’
- ‘He made many contributions to knowledge of the vertebrate and invertebrate fossils of the West Coast.’
- ‘My younger daughter just enrolled in a West Coast college, and one of the first things she checked was the school rules.’
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.