Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The 32-year-old surfer, a teacher and boatbuilder in Cornwall, was given the equivalent of 200 stitches to a jagged wound to his right calf and foot.’
- ‘Having been apprenticed to a boatbuilder at 16, Brian became the head of the family.’
- ‘Our local boatbuilders employ 130 people and we have orders in front of us for the next two years.’
- ‘Eric had eventually made the boulder out of fibre glass - at no charge - after inspiration led him to a boatbuilder named Mic Sajway.’
- ‘An old canoe was restored by boatbuilders specially for the project.’
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.