Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A road surfaced with a material such as asphalt.
- ‘I have a house, electricity, running water and sewerage, a made road and rubbish collection.’
- ‘The road was formed as far as the Navigation Inn by 1829 and after that was a stile and gates and open track which was improved into a made road in 1853.’
- ‘My 1899 map shows Pankhurst Avenue as being named Chalk Lane at the time, and Down Terrace is now in existence as a made road.’
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.