Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Lowe and his balloonists provided effective aerial reconnaissance during several major campaigns in 1862 and 1863.’
- ‘You're too late, but if you wish I can try to book you for flying with one of our balloonists.’
- ‘Our balloonist Gaston fires the burner again, reheating the air to regain our lost altitude.’
- ‘This latest adventure gives Fossett yet another aviation record, adding to the many he holds as a balloonist, pilot and sailor.’
- ‘A balloon used by balloonists today works on hot air.’
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.