Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A strong, flexible synthetic resin used in shoes, sports equipment, and other manufactured articles.
- ‘Five young designers were asked to design furniture made from Hytrel.’
- ‘And the nosepiece, also with Hytrel, really stayed put, even when I was sweating a lot.’
- ‘All items are available as fitted assemblies complete with special Hytrel coated spiral cables, or as separate items for self assembly.’
- ‘Padding is minimal and thin, and the included Hytrel visor is almost too short to serve a purpose.’
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.