Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘These horns are erect and consist of two branches or prongs, a short branch extending forward and located around halfway up the horn, and a longer, backwardly directed tip.’
- ‘However, they're early Alphas, which were the most backwardly compatible.’
- ‘That's right, this baby is backwardly compatible!’
- ‘This means that the code is backwardly compatible.’
- ‘A smooth band defines the posterior edge of the axial region, and two raised ridges define the backwardly directed edge of the fixed cheek.’
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.