Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a tree that was 150 feet in height and 10 feet in girth’
circumference, width, perimeter
size, bulk, measure
2‘he tied the towel around his girth’
stomach, midriff, middle, abdomen, belly, gut
informal tummy, tum
3‘a horse's girth’
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.