Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small mat placed under a glass to protect the surface on which the glass is resting.
table mat, place matView synonyms
- ‘This includes a series of six witty posters, drip mats, tent cards, internal signs, backboards, branded glasses and extensive consumer promotions.’
- ‘The Tales from Burtonwood series of drip mats were circulated to pubs and bars in 1988.’
- ‘The first wood pulp drip mat was patented in 1892 by Robert Sputh in Dresden, Germany’
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.