Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The space between the decks of a ship, especially that between the continuous inside decks below the main or upper deck.
- ‘She was the reverse of comfortable in her 'tween decks, being encumbered with luggage to such a degree, that in bad weather, when most persons were below, it was difficult to pass from one end of the ship to the other.’
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.