Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A railway signal giving a warning of the condition of the next home signal.
- ‘Then we see it - that distant signal for us to make our way in.’
- ‘Ramps were usually laid about 200 yards to the rear of a distant signal.’
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.