Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting a ferry or train on to and from which motor vehicles may be driven.
incite, encourage, urge, goad, provoke, spur on, drive on, egg on, entice, stimulate, push, press, prod, prompt, induce, impel, prevail upon, constrain, motivate, make, influence, persuade, swayView synonyms
- ‘After the war, new "drive on" ferry terminals were built in Dover and Calais.’
- ‘Also, the waterfront is designed to appeal to the walk-on ferry rider, not the drive-on ferry rider.’
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.