Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A complete rollover in canoeing, from upright to capsized to upright.
- ‘I wonder if she's doing Eskimo rolls in that kayak.’
- ‘There is the possibility of flipping over with you harnessed inside, but that's what lessons and Eskimo rolls are for.’
- ‘Righting himself with an Eskimo roll, the 46-year-old real estate appraiser came up dripping and smiling.’
- ‘Some schools teach the Eskimo roll as part of basic training.’
- ‘They're generally wider and more stable than traditional kayaks, so if you flip one, you can easily scramble back on - no Eskimo roll is necessary.’
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.