Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An adjustable skate for a child, consisting of two sections of double runners.
- ‘He started skating on bobskates at a young age on a slough, and when Fred was about 8 years old he attended St. Michael Residential School, in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan.’
- ‘Both my girls are on figure skates now, after not very long on bobskates.’
- ‘Get your bob skates on!’
- ‘Samsonov was hyped like Sidney Crosby, back when Sid the Kid was in bobskates.’
- ‘Bobskates are still used for teaching very young children of two or three years old to get used to the ice and learn to skate.’
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.