Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Designed so as to look attractive or to serve its purpose well:‘a well-designed sports shoe should absorb impact’
- ‘The packing cases alone justified the trip, being strong, well-designed, and about half the price of an inferior product in our local stores.’
- ‘It is a well-designed site, simple and easy to move around in.’
- ‘There is a well-designed town trail which is appropriately named after the acorn.’
- ‘We saw a whole lot of extremely well-designed buildings in Copenhagen - not fancy or gimmicky, just stylish and smart.’
- ‘A well designed office chair, specifically for sitting at a desk or drawing board is a worthwhile investment.’
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.