Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A farm established within an urban area for educational purposes.
- ‘Okay, it's true that she is always whisking the children off to horrible places - Madame Tussaud's, or a city farm somewhere - but, even so, I hardly have a minute to myself.’
- ‘Originally it was a Welsh National Opera prop which went to a city farm in Cardiff before coming to new pastures in Pembrokeshire.’
- ‘Except what you can't see in the picture are the faceless council estates all around, and you can't smell the pigs grunting on the city farm over the road.’
- ‘However, probably the most exciting proposal of all is an exploration of the potential of developing a city farm.’
- ‘Newborn lambs will be the star attraction at an Easter day on a city farm.’
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.