Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A protective screen placed in front of an open fire.
- ‘He also designed eminently practical and sleek kettles, firedogs, fenders, and fire screens.’
- ‘Have your chimney swept regularly, use a fire screen, and burn only seasoned wood.’
- ‘The fire screen normally protects the home from leaping embers.’
- ‘This is a heavy three panel fire screen made from wrought iron with black mesh.’
- ‘Protect that delicate skin from the heat of a real fire with a metal or wooden fire screen in various designs.’
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.