Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A basket (or bag) used for storing sewing materials.
- ‘At the heart of this letter is Win's discovery that she has lost various items from her work-basket when it was left in the servant's hall.’
- ‘This work basket is sturdy enough to hold many supplies, yet functional enough to be carried anywhere.’
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.