Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An industrial and commercial city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 88,975 (est. 2008)
2A city in north central Colorado, northwest of Denver; population 107,056 (est. 2008)
3An inner London borough that contains the Houses of Parliament and many government offices. Full name City of Westminster.
- 3.1 Used in reference to the British Parliament.‘Westminster enforced successive cuts in pay’the houses of parliament, westminster, the house of commons, the house of lords, the commons, the lords, the house, the lower house, the upper house, the mother of parliamentsView synonyms
- 3.1 Used in reference to the British Parliament.
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.