Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A programme of competitive woodchopping and sawing events.‘celebrations included a race meeting, illuminations, and an axeman's carnival’
- ‘Some members of the regiment took part in an axeman's carnival.’
- ‘An axeman's carnival will take place this afternoon.’
- ‘It's the site of the annual Axeman's Carnival.’
- ‘The audience surrounded the playing area, as at a football game or an axeman's carnival.’
- ‘An axeman's carnival is held on the sports ground on New Year's Day.’
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.