Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘In the morning we scrambled up through snow and bouldery scree and bagged an 8,500-foot peak.’
- ‘Enceladus' surface breaks up into a bouldery terrain - a completely unexpected view of a moon that appears very smooth from a distance.’
- ‘A bouldery summit with a large cairn looms large, fooling many into believing this is the summit.’
- ‘The Spey snakes between rolling hills, with stretches of bouldery rapids and limpid pools where salmon leap and plop.’
- ‘Flanagan lowered his close-shaved, bouldery head, studied me with unwavering eyes, then took a swallow from his pint.’
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.