Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an appliance) designed to reduce the amount of work needed to do something.‘labour-saving devices such as washing machines and dishwashers’
well organized, methodical, systematic, structured, well planned, logical, coherent, well regulated, well run, well ordered, orderly, businesslike, systematized, streamlined, productive, effective, cost-effective, energy-efficient, energy-saving, fuel-efficientView synonyms
- ‘To that end, they developed numerous labor-saving devices.’
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.