Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A bar or block between the piston rod and connecting rod in a steam engine.
2A screw with an indented cross shape in its head.
- ‘The days when a cross head screwdriver and a little knowledge of the basic trades took you most places are firmly dead and buried.’
3A heading to a paragraph printed across a column in the body of a newspaper article.
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.