Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for kimberlite
- ‘To the northwest in section 8, a group of grassy springs with some 'blue ground' were found.’
- ‘In the early days, blue ground was dumped in big piles and the miners waited to extract the diamonds until weathering had turned the kimberlite into yellow ground.’
- ‘When they reached the bottom of the soft yellow ground and struck the "blue ground" that lay underneath, many miners thought their claims had petered out.’
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.