Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A method of climbing a wide chimney by using the left hand and foot on one side wall and the right hand and foot on the other.
- ‘Move out of the cave via bridging up a chimney and back out onto the main face above the cave entrance.’
- ‘Learning to move on steep rock, bridging overhangs and feeling like a bird are unforgettable experiences.’
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.