Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The high-speed passenger rail service that links London with various European cities via the Channel Tunnel.
- ‘All of the 27 Eurostars which operate regularly on the international services are being refurbished over the next year at a cost of just under £1 million each.’
- ‘Even barbarians from London can board the Eurostar at Waterloo and emerge, blinking in the sunlight, seven hours later.’
- ‘The Eurostar's London to the south coast high-speed link is not expected to be complete until 2007.’
- ‘Mr Brown said only two high-speed services were planned for the line: Eurostar and the fast commuter links from Kent to London.’
- ‘Modern Railways award for innovation in marketing: Eurostar, for new high speed services.’
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.