Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) an official kite-shaped mark on goods approved by the British Standards Institution.
- ‘Pembrokeshire County Council's sign factory has become the first business of its kind in the UK to be awarded the Kitemark.’
- ‘Several products, described as the 21st century alternatives to sand bags, have been given Kitemarks by the British Standards Institution.’
- ‘Always look for condoms with the BSI Kitemark or European CE mark.’
- ‘Motor cycles found to be fitted with exhaust systems that do not carry a legal BSI Kitemark are subject to prosecution.’
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.