Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in a hospital) a trolley carrying medicine and equipment for use in emergency resuscitations.
- ‘The nurses were pushing the crash trolley towards him, and she had sat up, frozen with fear.’
- ‘An operation department practitioner said she stopped breathing, the crash trolley was sent for and attempts were made to resuscitate her but they were not successful.’
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.