Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person whose job is making carts.
- ‘But as she examined the signs and markings outside some of the shop doors, she saw some remained yet open: clothier, cartwright, cobbler, smith, candlemaker and a few more.’
- ‘Everything is carefully worked out, engineered with the utmost care: ‘Like a cartwright [at work] I have conceived this hymn, ‘says Vishwamitra, the seer of Hymn 111.38.’’
- ‘Erich Mielke was born in 1907 in the Berlin district of Wedding, the son of a cartwright.’
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.