Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An audio cassette with a single piece of popular music on each side.
- ‘I made the switch from Dr. Demento to 90's alt-rock via a cassingle of ‘Come As You Are,’ followed shortly by a dub of the whole album.’
- ‘Elsewhere in the sales data, it's confirmed that legal downloads are already the second biggest singles format there is - 150,000 were tracked by the BPI in January, outstripping vinyl, cassingles and DVD singles.’
- ‘We've all got a few bad cassingles in the closet.’
- ‘And I'm not sure why I find Mr KB so unappealing: after all, he had ‘Ice Ice Baby’ on cassingle, and I have Snow's ‘Informer’ on cassingle, along with ‘All For Love’ by Color Me Badd!’
1970s: blend of cassette and single.
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.