Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In action:‘researchers were convinced that one infectious agent was at work’
- ‘I was glad our children had a chance to see such rare, vanished technology at work.’
- ‘With the so-called electronic voices it should be clear that the same process is at work.’
- ‘I call Mark as both of us love to watch the industrious little blighters at work.’
- ‘Either there is some deep dark secret that needs to be protected, or another factor is at work here.’
- ‘There will be a chance for the public to step inside an industrial museum and see history at work.’
- ‘Nature is busy at work even in a place of towering bricks and mortar with concrete sprawl.’
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.