Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A call warning passengers to get on a ship, train, or bus that is about to depart.
- ‘Ahmed takes us to a new and far and unventured land full of history where the locals are quite friendly, all aboard for Penrith!’
- ‘It is all aboard for the 7.45 pm Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society meeting on July 30.’
- ‘When you've seen all you need to, it's all aboard, and settle back for the next section of the journey.’
- ‘Australia G'day Sports! All aboard for the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea!’
- ‘Then it's all aboard to see the royal beds (yes, singles; separate rooms), the portable Rolls-Royce Phantom, and the surprisingly naff 1950s furniture.’
- ‘Alright, all aboard for a time gone by, when narrow pants, octagonal shades, big round hair and teardrop peace medallions were the now thing!’
- ‘Gorgeous Georgetown: all aboard for a rail and driving adventure in mountain mining country near Denver.’
- ‘All aboard the sleepy train to visit Mother Goose.’
- ‘Then it was all aboard for a first-class morning flight to Manchester.’
- ‘It's all aboard the Air Train to Denver International Airport - even though passengers won't be loading luggage for another 10 years.’
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.