Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Thin ice from under which the water has receded.
- ‘Remember that it's likely to be very cold indeed and it's not uncommon to catch steelhead as snow is falling and there's cat ice on the river fringes.’
- ‘I was at the water by 8: 00 am and it was freezing cold with pockets of snow littering the banks and half the river was covered with cat ice.’
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.