Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- short for chlorofluorocarbon
- ‘The manufacture and use of CFCs in industry has been severely curtailed following the Montrol Protocol and subsequent amendments.’
- ‘Manmade CFCs are the main cause of ozone depletion in the stratosphere.’
- ‘CFCs are very stable in the troposphere.’
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.