Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A miniature train at a funfair designed to scare its passengers with eerie sights and sounds.
- ‘It has all the emotional ups and downs of a rollercoaster, the sweetest of pleasures, and all the scares of a ghost train.’
- ‘It is like getting on a rollercoaster or a ghost train or going to see a horror movie.’
- ‘Only two bingo stalls, two arcades, the ghost train and the dodgems remained open.’
- ‘There are also gentler rides, including the original ghost train and a tunnel of love.’
- ‘You would not believe how many years it took me to get up the courage to go on the ghost train at the show.’
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.