Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of two angles whose sum is 90°.
- ‘So what happened to him was that he was struck and flung in a north-easterly direction generally and he came out again at a complementary angle in a south-easterly direction until he was lying on the fog line.’
- ‘Angle A and angle B are complementary angles.’
- ‘It took a full fifteen minutes for him to understand supplementary and complementary angles.’
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.