Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘‘Some days it's hard to pick your poison,’ the boardsailor admits.’
- ‘Lured by the high winds, powerful currents, and the resulting massive swells, these daredevils routinely face conditions that would overwhelm most boardsailors.’
- ‘In 1994, he became the first boardsailor to compete in the 125-mile Newport to Ensenada Race.’
- ‘Standing directly in front of me, an Anchorage boardsailor gracefully balanced her tiny battered board and her tiny sail in the 45-mile-per-hour gale as she prepared to jump from a rock into a soft-looking eddy below.’
- ‘This is an especially good place to watch boardsailors because you can get fairly close to the action.’
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.