Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A game in which a quoit of rope or rubber is tossed to and fro over a net, played especially on cruise ships.
- ‘Enjoy shuffleboard and deck tennis, or a refreshing swim in the pool.’
- ‘They played shuffleboard, ping pong, deck tennis, and watched ship board ‘horse racing.’’
- ‘Mary, who could not go long without physical activity, played shuttlecock and deck tennis, kitted out in a light dress with her sleeves rolled up.’
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.