Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The freshly mown hay lies in the hot sun waiting for the bailer to make bales and be done.’
- ‘He has been driving through the flooded River Derwent with passengers sitting on straw bailers in the trailer.’
- ‘My Dad would follow behind with the square hay bailer and he would bail the hay.’
- ‘Now it would be done with a four wheel drive tractor and small baler.’
- ‘But its popularity plummeted from 1942, when the mobile hay baler overtook the basic sweep.’
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.