Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A breeze blowing towards the sea from the land.Compare with sea breeze
- ‘There is a word for each wind from the points of our compass, but, for example, they would translate, variously, as ‘south wind, cyclone, cold land breeze.’’
- ‘During the day, there'd be a cool land breeze blowing in the other direction.’
- ‘It was still early enough in the morning for there to be the hint of a land breeze, and on that day there were hordes of dainty white and yellow butterflies everywhere.’
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.