Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Railway points positioned so as to derail any vehicle running in the wrong direction on a line, as a safety precaution.
- ‘As with the other three tram/rail PCR arrangements, it controls the voltage being fed into the tram overhead ‘square’ as well as the signals for the trams and the catch points.’
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.