Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hard, compact limestone found in Kent, used for paving and building.
- ‘Kentish Ragstone is historically the most widespread building stone used throughout the South East of England.’
- ‘The majority are constructed from grey Kentish ragstone, with red brick quoins and copings.’
- ‘As well as the soapstone mentioned above, Kentish ragstone was exported to Europe for building.’
- ‘It was worked for Kentish ragstone until the 1940s and provided the ragstone to build Loose church and to face the Loose viaduct, designed by Thomas Telford in 1830.’
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.