Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Signs are emerging that the gap between the US and ‘Old Europe’ may be bridgeable after all.’
- ‘Situated at the lowest point bridgeable on the Severn, it was long an important inland port.’
- ‘Two points was bridgeable but three was a bridge too far.’
- ‘Firstly, the second half of the season begins now and logic dictates that the gap is still bridgeable.’
- ‘The question isn't whether there are gaps, but whether the gaps are bridgeable.’
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.