Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Supported on or having columns:‘a columnated church interior’
- ‘A centralized columnated beam of carrier holes is thus provided for deflection by the magnetic field.’
- ‘Or we could make the impactor pointy, which makes it go deeper down but creates a more columnated plume of material.’
- ‘Its great copper dome rises above the magnificent columnated rotunda to crown the heart of the city.’
- ‘It is an armature only in that you expect every once and awhile that there will be this kind of highly structured element graced with monumental architecture and with columnated open space.’
- ‘Also visible is a descending trench not unlike the columnated crevasse located on the Face's upper eastern half.’
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.