Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small electronic device for playing and storing digital audio and video files.
- ‘Few other gadgets in the last decade have inspired as much adulation as the iPod.’
- ‘The man works in an airport and was carrying the iPod in his pocket when it exploded.’
- ‘After the first couple of days of usage I was concerned that I'd actually been shipped one of the older iPods with the short battery life.’
- ‘Elvis nearly blew the audition by neglecting to plug in his iPod.’
- ‘Publicity photos show an iPod connected to a terminal.’
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.