Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pair of long reins used to school a horse from the ground.
- ‘The driver tied the long reins that controlled a pair of black horses to a post by his seat and then proceeded to open the door of the carriage.’
- ‘The king dismounted, letting his long reins fall to the ground.’
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.