Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Cause a boat to stop, especially by turning into the wind.
- ‘Still following the landing waypoints Rick brought the cruiser to.’
- ‘The helmsman complied, bringing the ship to.’
- ‘We fired at her to bring her to.’
- ‘When she was about eighty yards from the shoreline she swung the boat head to the wind bringing it to.’
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.