Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A traditional Japanese style of sandal, much like a flip-flop, originally made with a straw sole.
- ‘Wearing jeans rather than shorts, and sneakers rather than zoris, we're bent over the tomb's open entrance.’
- ‘I put on the zori and then walked back to the village.’
- ‘We both put on pink zori before stepping into the bustling streets.’
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.