Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A strong type of adhesive tape used on windows to keep the glass in place if it is broken by strong winds.
- ‘Many of the places I visited, especially the soul-food place near the gulf with the horribly inadequate hurricane tape on the windows, are gone.’
- ‘Take a piece of clear or hurricane tape and seal the cap to the pipe so no liquid can escape.’
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.