Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A car sold as a set of separate components, designed to be assembled by the purchaser.
- ‘This show is geared towards any sort of sports car so it bridges the gap between classic cars, kit cars and super cars.’
- ‘During the 1960s Lotus generally sold it as a kit car but in the 1970s its home-build image grated with Lotus's upmarket ambitions.’
- ‘This has been in production for about 10 years now, but the fact that it's a kit car guarantees it will always be a rare machine.’
- ‘This annual event sees local school children assemble and race battery-operated kit cars - an activity which is part of the Science and Technology curriculum for children in Key Stage 2.’
- ‘Since July 1997 amateur-built vehicles such as kit cars and rebuilt vehicles have had to take the SVA to ensure they meet basic safety and environmental standards.’
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.