Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pipe which takes water from the plumbing system to a tap or other points of use.
drain, discharge, draw off, extract, withdraw, remove, siphon off, pump out, pour out, tap, milk, bleedView synonyms
- ‘We are not as well-placed in regard to fresh water, despite putting considerable efforts into improving water quality, and assessing the sustainable draw-offs from ground and underground water.’
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.