Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A jump or other manoeuvre in skateboarding and snowboarding involving the use of a hand to push away from a surface.
- ‘A variation of the hand plant is a maneuver called the layback air.’
- ‘Laura landed a hand-plant on the quarter and some fakie 180 rocks as well as a bs boardslide on the rail and some flatland flips.’
- ‘Then, two months before the November vote, Street unexpectedly executed the political. equivalent of a skateboarder's hand-plant.’
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.