Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘There are tricks of the trade in bricklaying, and the learning curve can be steep.’
- ‘It also makes the bricklaying process easier on your knees.’
- ‘Men of both ethnicities do woodwork and carpentry, bricklaying, and upholstering.’
- ‘This occurs, for example, in all processes that have systems of layering or links, such as weaving or bricklaying.’
- ‘The bricklaying process for a mortarless barbecue is much simpler than that of a brick barbecue with mortar.’
- ‘I've done everything from welding to glass cutting to bricklaying to pay the rent in the past.’
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.