Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A gutter fixed beneath the edge of a roof.
- ‘The gutters and downspouts, i.e., eavestroughs, are undersized and will cost $2400 to repair.’
- ‘Tilting your head, you watched as a 10-year-old looks at the bending pipes of the garage eavestrough.’
- ‘Clean out eavestroughs regularly to prevent clogs that can trap water.’
- ‘Clean eavestroughs regularly so water does not collect.’
- ‘Dr. Reed points out that on the fourth floor one can observe extensive damage to the gypsum board once the eavestroughs that he designed to collect the water into a pail are taken off.’
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.