Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Clear condensation from (a vehicle's windscreen):‘the cabin should be fitted with demisting equipment’
- ‘Why does my car's ventilation system demist the windscreen more quickly when I turn on the air cooling?’
- ‘All the windows on the car are glass (including the rear) and they all feature ‘invisible’ heating elements to promote rapid demisting and defrosting.’
- ‘Its problem is that the heater system is inadequate to demist the front windscreen.’
- ‘‘We had to provide equipment to demist it, otherwise you'd only have seen them through Scotch mist,’ Masters said.’
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.