Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Dual in-line (package).See DIP
A person's daughter-in-law.‘my son and DIL are both primary school teachers’
- ‘I have a boy and three girls and my DIL will be treated exactly the same as my daughters.’
- ‘Appreciate the fact that your DIL has parents/family of her own and will most likely be a bit closer to them, especially her mum.’
- ‘Can our DIL change the names of our grandchildren to her maiden name without the consent of their father?’
- ‘I really respect and like my DIL and think she is excellent mother.’
- ‘My son has just told me my DIL is tense when I'm around as I don't let her feel in control.’
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.