Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a vehicle or its engine) provided with a turbocharger.
- ‘An A / Fuel car is a little easier to get the hang of than a blown car.’
- ‘Like many blown cars it makes rapid progress but in a series of surges.’
- ‘The normally aspirated 2.0 is a fine and splendid vehicle only eclipsed by the stunning performance of its blown sibling, the XT.’
- ‘If you run a turbo or blown car, you need an intercooler for best performance.’
- ‘His current gig is driving a blown Dragster for the Las Vegas-based team owner.’
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.