Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Yorkshire terrier.
- ‘These working dogs, much larger than today's Yorkies, were adept at catching rats and other small mammals.’
- ‘You just wouldn't credit how difficult it is to take two little Yorkies out on leads.’
- ‘Before going to their house, we stopped at the dog groomers and picked up their adorable Yorkie named Rusty.’
- ‘It is rather like trying to turn a German shepherd into a Yorkie.’
- ‘Tom is one of my Yorkies.’
- ‘I've just had another phone call off daughter #2 to say that the grandson has been diagnosed as allergic to animals so she can't dog sit my Yorkies while I'm away on holiday in 2 weeks time.’
- ‘How did wolves transform into today's greyhounds, pugs, and Yorkies?’
- ‘After which I had the excitement of giving my Yorkies a clipping.’
- ‘I've got two Yorkies, a Jack Russell and a Dyson.’
- ‘The Yorkies were done when they were 6 months old as were my previous dogs.’
- ‘King Charles, Yorkies and Labradors tend to go missing.’
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.