Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
On the same level:‘the crossing at grade of two streets’
- ‘Sharp said she decided to put the new plan forward because it became obvious Vancouver City council will not approve a light rail system built at grade through the city.’
- ‘Planning requirements mean tall residential buildings have setbacks and open areas at grade, making the streetscape discontinuous and usually unpleasant.’
- ‘This track crossed it at a diamond, one of the last such crossings at grade with streetcars.’
- ‘The total distance of the metro line will be 36.50 km of which 29.15 km will be elevated, 0.65 km at grade and 6.70 km will be underground.’
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.