Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A docile cow or bullock used as a decoy to attract wild cattle.
- ‘The traditional method of moving cattle by mixing quiet, handled stock or ‘coachers ‘into a wild mob was no longer considered economic.’’
- ‘Gradually, scattered groups of cattle amalgamate, converging on X17 bore where four horsemen and coachers wait patiently.’
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.