Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he slid out of bed and pulled on his slippers’
mule, moccasin, house shoe
North American slipperette
rare pantofle, pantable, panton
2‘she wore a white organdie dress and high-heeled satin slippers’
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.