Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A car with a rear that slopes continuously down to the bumper.
- ‘Most folks I've talked to would love to see a fastback, but you can make mine a convertible.’
- ‘The body was low-slung, sweeping up to a neat fastback, the windows tinted dark.’
- ‘Of course, as the Mustang is a fastback, the headroom in the rear isn't nearly what it is in the front: architecture has consequences.’
- ‘It bothered me a little that I didn't have a pickup, and I couldn't see doing much off road driving with my Mustang fastback.’
- ‘Both originated from the mid sixties, one being a cool white notchback, the other a red hot fastback.’
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.