Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘By definition, flexible packaging encompasses packages and containers that are more bendable or pliant in their appearance.’
- ‘Use bendable straws or lidded cups for liquids.’
- ‘Neon comes in tubes that are bendable and allow for design flexibility, and has a faster rise-time than traditional rear lights.’
- ‘His limbs and fingers were extraordinarily long and bendable, as if made of rubber.’
- ‘The researchers chemically bonded one end of the molecule to a bendable cantilever similar to the tip of an atomic-force microscope.’
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.