Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Automated landing of an aircraft or spacecraft; a system that facilitates this.
with object And without object. To land automatically or using an autoland system.
1950s; earliest use found in Flight International. From auto- + land<br>1960s; earliest use found in Jetage Airlanes. From auto- + land, after autoland.
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.