Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A personification of frost:‘the seedlings battled with Jack Frost’
ice crystals, ice, rime, rime ice, verglasView synonyms
- ‘Evading the efforts of Jack Frost for as long as possible is a goal for many gardeners. Here are some tricks on how to do just that.’
- ‘In the old days, we knew that Jack Frost came out on chilly mornings, waved an icicled finger and created frosty havoc in our gardens.’
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.