Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘You can see it especially in the front, where the lights are almost an artistic feature, and in the rear of the side view where there's a very successful treatment of the backmost pillar.’
- ‘I discovered a strange ridge on the backmost tooth on my top right side’
- ‘This is a seven-seater, though the two backmost seats are strapped up to the sides when not in use rather than being folded into the floor, and this intrudes into luggage capacity.’
- ‘From the front edge of the beam closest to a counter between the two secretaries' desks that were now there to the backmost edge of the bench, the distance was at least two feet, but no more than thirty inches.’
- ‘Shinryu hastily explained, still worried about what was happening in the backmost hall of the fortress where the mages were clearly fighting.’
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.