Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A car designed for comfortable long-distance touring.
- ‘They are grand tourers, long-distance muscle cars.’
- ‘I expected it to feel more sporting, but it felt more like a grand tourer.’
- ‘Just put the six speed manual gearbox in sixth gear, and it becomes almost a relaxing grand tourer.’
- ‘This, remember, is a sports car through and through, not a sporting grand tourer.’
- ‘It felt like an old-fashioned grand tourer rather than a sports car: it nips round corners neatly, but feels smooth enough to drive to the south of France in.’
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.