Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A saddle with a deep seat, high pommel and cantle, and broad stirrups.
- ‘At his door is a beautiful Western saddle and near the conference table a handmade spinning wheel, proud products of the prisoners' craft shop.’
- ‘All of this was attached to the grand Western saddle of shining black leather with a design in red thread.’
- ‘Zoe, 25, a freelance magazine writer from Dorset, can't copy her friend's cowboy-style leap into the long Western saddle.’
- ‘Lon hurried through the ranch to the barn, saddled Weston with the worn tack that Lon had planned to use, attached the saddlebags to the Western saddle, and offered the horse a sympathetic pat on his nose.’
- ‘Using bitless bridles and Western saddles, this is a variation on natural horsemanship, based on the compassionate handling methods of early American Indians.’
- ‘He designs saddles too as he tends to prefer a more free swinging stirrup than is found on traditional Western saddles.’
- ‘The Mounties ride an English saddle, which is sleek, black and small (as opposed to the Western saddle, which is more rugged and has that little horn in the front).’
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.