Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The action of driving long metal pins into a rock face so that ropes can be attached to them.
- ‘However, it was raining, making the less than positive holds rather unpleasant, and the bolting was rather archaic and very well spaced out.’
- ‘Despite the fact that the crag is almost 20 years old, the bolting is excellent and the distance between the bolts varies, according to the difficulty and characteristics of each individual pitch.’
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.