Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An area of ground where bricks are made.
- ‘In an old brickfield, the advance was again stayed by a battery of field guns firing point blank.’
- ‘Conditions in mines and quarries, brickfields, and warehouses were regulated separately.’
- ‘The project is to build three huge domes in disused brickfields near Stewartby.’
- ‘Return loads may have been consumables for the brickfields, potteries and coal mines.’
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.