Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fast-moving lift which does not stop at every floor.
- ‘He welcomed them at the express lift and ushered them inside.’
- ‘The elevator company is today somewhat inadvisedly trumpeting the world's fastest elevator in the world's tallest building - a 60.6km per hour express lift in Taipei.’
- ‘I rode the express lift to the 24th floor, where the doors open out into the marble-floored core of the building.’
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.