Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A set of four flashbulbs arranged in a cube and operated in turn.
- ‘It was a blur of revolving red lights on idling cars, and stern blue-uniformed men, and flashcubes popping everywhere.’
- ‘‘The theft of a twelve-million dollar painting by Vermeer,’ said the officer sternly, and all three Californians blinked as a flashcube went off in their faces.’
- ‘Thousands of flashcubes popped for these and other daring routings.’
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.