Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small table on wheels used for conveying food and drink:‘an autotray rolled up and our breakfasts were placed in front of us’
- ‘He is eyeing the carefully prepared party food stacked on an autotray.’
- ‘Does anyone still wheel out either a traymobile or an autotray?’
- ‘Though she supervised the meals and the ritual teatime (using an autotray), she never cooked.’
- ‘She was about to get up and leave her fears with the early morning when she heard the squeak of the autotray from the passage.’
- ‘In a very short time the young gentleman returned, wheeling an autotray with a silver coffee service on the top ledge.’
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.