Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A wind of force 2 on the Beaufort scale (4–6 knots or 7–12 km/h).
- ‘At 11 we got a light breeze from the Southward, the boats came along side, and were hoisted up, the Ship having too much way to keep them ahead, The Enemy still in chase, and very near.’
- ‘Shown below is Wind Time Line bar and below that images of young Salix babylonica affected by light breeze, moderate breeze, and moderate gale, respectively.’
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.