Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Level or undulating sandy ground covered by coarse grass and near the sea.
- ‘The best linksland, by contrast, is sand-based with towering dunes and endless slopes.’
- ‘It plays slightly uphill over what closely resembles knobby linksland with its strategic array of Scottish bunkers, some visible, some not.’
- ‘There may not be many reasons to leave the highway, but, not unlike the image of the beaver on the reverse side of the state flag, Oregon's linksland is a surprise worth discovering.’
- ‘Perched on true linksland a hundred feet above the Pacific, Bandon Dunes and its sister, Pacific Dunes, captured our Best New honors in '99 and '01.’
- ‘Shaped by one of the few men to be trusted with the last precious piece of bona fide linksland in Scotland, it is truly beautiful.’
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.