Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The main entrance to a house:‘a visitor arrived at the front door’
- ‘Witnesses said officers used hydraulic rams to try to break into the building's heavy front doors.’
- ‘There were no answers when she knocked at the front doors of the houses of friends and family.’
- ‘There are no front porches, and front doors are often hidden at the side of houses.’
- ‘In those days, the houses never shut their front doors in the summer.’
- ‘Julian stared at all of it while at the same time focusing in on the large front doors of the main 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.