Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large natural deposit of alluvial boulders, typically at a river mouth:‘across a narrow boulder bank is Cable Bay’
- ‘We climbed the lighthouse, then had fish and chips and a walk on the boulder bank.’
- ‘It's a fast-breaking left-hander that peels for 150m along a boulder bank.’
- ‘Drive across the boulder bank to Pepin Island, though, and you're told to stop right there.’
- ‘Cloudy Bay lies just the other side of the Boulder Bank to the east.’
- ‘This reserve covers 948 hectares and protects an adjoining area, the famous Nelson boulder bank.’
- ‘When the surf is up and the mood takes him, the artist puts aside his paints and heads to the boulder bank.’
- ‘There's a great view of the boulder bank, one of a very few in the world.’
- ‘There were long, sunny, seafood lunches overlooking the Boulder Bank.’
- ‘It crashed into a barrier, rolled over the boulder bank and crashed into the sea.’
- ‘The boulder bank is a long coastal spit a few kilometres offshore from the city of Nelson.’
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.