Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tyre with black side walls.
- ‘To remove, let the tyres down, free the bead, pull the remnants out, and you will have blackwall tyres again.’
- ‘The car could be ordered with a handling package which consisted of longer leaf springs on the live rear axle, front disc brakes and larger 15-inch wheels fitted with blackwall tyres.’
- ‘It has now been sold and sports a set of wire wheels and blackwall tyres.’
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.