Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The action of emitting a gas, typically to reduce pressure to a safe level:[as modifier] ‘steam blow-off piping’
- ‘Make sure you inspect the components after blow-off to ensure thorough cleanliness.’
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.