Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cold frame in which the glass is a single large pane.
- ‘A few years later on a visit to Holland, I found what I considered to be a perfect glass cold frame cover; these ‘Dutch lights’ had a wooden frame that measured about 2 1/2 by - 5 feet.’
- ‘The film seems to lean in favour of his view that the quality of Dutch light has changed, but the question is far from conclusively answered.’
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.