Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Variable precipitation consisting of rain, freezing rain, sleet, or snow:‘we noticed as we proceeded north that the wintry mix had turned to a wet snow’
- ‘During our walk there was a wintry mix of precipitation falling, and some very slippery spots on the sidewalk where there was not much traction.’
- ‘Also in the northeast, could see a wintry mix of precipitation.’
- ‘They expect a wintry mix of snow and rain from North Carolina up to New England.’
- ‘Snow and an accompanying ‘wintry mix’ had been forecast for the Washington area, and I was concerned about not being able to shop for family Christmas presents.’
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.