Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A piece of wooden furniture with cupboards and drawers in the lower part and open shelves in the upper part.
- ‘As soon as he came home he went straight to his usual perch on the Welsh dresser and said ‘feed me’.’
- ‘She then went to check her Welsh dresser and found three purses had been taken.’
- ‘I thought we could put the Welsh dresser over here.’
- ‘To the right was a top of the range Aga, and on the far wall was a Welsh dresser piled with expensive plates and jugs, and Beatrix Potter figurines - the complete set by the looks of it.’
- ‘His eye traveled into the room, furnishing it - two marble cigarette tables on either side of the chair, and a Welsh dresser off to the left.’
- ‘With the convenience and power of a multi-use power tool even the worst of carpenters can knock up a pretty decent Welsh dresser.’
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.