Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in skateboarding and snowboarding) a manoeuvre in which the board slides along a rail, ledge, edge of a ramp, etc. on the underside of the lip of the board at either the front or the back.
- ‘Then the next time I went, I bruised my heel just jumping out of a lipslide or something.’
- ‘Rune blasted some of the biggest frontside airs I have ever seen and backside flip lipslides like he was born doing them.’
- ‘Anthony Shelter won it with a 360 flip lipslide down the rail.’
- ‘I was skating this rail and I tried to backside lipslide it, and when I bailed out I kind of landed backwards and hit my head so hard.’
- ‘I bruised some ribs after sticking on a lipslide over a pyramid.’
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.