Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See bungee jumping
- ‘You can take a Ferrari for a spin, have a bird's eye view from a helicopter, take a stomach-churning acrobatic flight, tempt fate with a tandem sky dive or take that big step with a bungee jump.’
- ‘A new feature at this year's show is the bungee bounce, which combines a bungee jump with a trampoline - certainly not to be done just after lunch.’
- ‘Those seeking more ‘extreme’ pursuits may find the Harbour Bridge bungee jump to their liking.’
- ‘A daring sky dive or bungee jump holds more adventure in the short-term for a new generation than settling down with a partner.’
- ‘Meanwhile on the Darwen end car park hundreds of visitors faced up to their fears on a reverse bungee jump where they were shot into the air - 180 feet up!’
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.