Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an aircraft or a pilot) descend prior to making a landing.‘over the harbour, I started to let down’
- ‘It was a beautiful sunny afternoon and I was letting down over the Adriatic heading southward.’
- ‘Within the hour, we were letting down for a landing at Casablanca on the Atlantic coast of Morocco.’
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.