Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A process similar to batik used in pottery and printing.
- ‘But more importantly we celebrate the technical achievement in the work itself, work that transcends the traditional skills and techniques of wax resist and dyeing on fabric and takes it altogether to another level, another dimension.’
- ‘Blue and green colors were added in separate operations that involved wax resist and dipping in indigo dye baths.’
- ‘In others she uses wax resist and dye on a dark background, inspired by her interest in pre-Colombian textiles.’
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.