Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A list of things that are wanted or regarded as desirable.‘a blue Eames chair has been on my want list for a long time’‘on your want list is a comfortable retirement’
- ‘Ask your real estate agent whose features are always on buyer's want lists.’
- ‘I immediately added Blackburn's book to my want list, but more importantly, I discovered at the end of the article that Wheeler edits a gardening quarterly, Hortus, which he founded in 1987.’
- ‘Safety and security still reside far higher on consumers' want lists than email and valet services.’
- ‘After showing me his want list of old hip hop records and other stuff he was looking for, he asked me why in the four weeks he had been here he hadn't been able to go and see one good show?’
- ‘Another must have type release for that ever bulging record wants list.’
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.