Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tall, narrow electric kettle like a jug with a lid.
- ‘Unable to find any focus by which to appease his nerves Dan had wandered down the hall to the kitchen where Amy was stood by a plastic jug kettle and two dish-washed mugs.’
- ‘I would have quite liked a silver jug kettle reduced from, let's say £29.99 to £14.99 or something.’
- ‘The range, in stainless steel, includes a jug kettle, chrome blender and a toaster with a handy ‘keep warm’ feature to ensure that butter will always melt on your toast.’
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.