Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cylindrical gearwheel.
- ‘At the same time as men walk on the outside of a lantern wheel to apply their weight in an uninterrupted motion another such lantern wheel might present itself above the former and at a convenient height for men to steady themselves by.’
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.