Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A key designed to start the engine of a motor vehicle.
- ‘Foremost, the ignition key in the center console.’
- ‘The interior is great, it is intuitive and works well and you know it is a Saab because the ignition key is down by the handbrake.’
- ‘I turned the ignition key to start the engine and warm the car then returned to the house to get a cloth.’
- ‘A twist of the ignition key does not necessarily result in engine-start.’
- ‘When you turn the ignition key, the starter motor spins the engine a few revolutions so that the combustion process can start.’
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.