Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small road bridge with a steep ascent and descent.
- ‘It's a magical midwinter scene, with a pretty humpback bridge.’
- ‘It is believed that the car hit a bollard, left the road and overturned several times as it went over a humpback bridge.’
- ‘The gloom is something like that feeling of leaving your tummy behind you as you speed over a humpback bridge.’
- ‘Through the windows is an idyllic view of the river, bounded by two humpback bridges, overlooked by an abbey and surrounded by hills.’
- ‘It's tucked down a no-through road, three-quarters of a mile from a pretty Warwickshire hamlet with a waterside pub, canal and humpback bridge.’
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.