Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Hot and cold (used in describing the water supply to a hotel bedroom or a room in a house)‘all rooms have h & c’
- ‘It has a stove, oven, sink with h & c water, refrigerator, charcoal & gas BBQ and bar.’
- ‘All rooms have H & C, razor point, easy chairs, colour TV and tea and coffee-making facilities.’
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.