Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A motor-vehicle wheel made from lightweight magnesium steel, typically having a pattern of holes or spokes around the hub.
- ‘The man was wearing brand name surf-style clothing and was driving either a white Nissan or Toyota van with mag wheels and thin tyres.’
- ‘The year is shown by the horn grilles which are black (previously silver), and the model by the mag wheels and the front air dam.’
- ‘It's undistinguished, he says, by any particular feature except the flashy mag wheels, which are like after-market add-ons favoured by spendthrifts.’
- ‘Due to huge market interest and demand for chrome and mag wheels, your fitment options are virtually unlimited.’
- ‘The seat memories also cover the mirrors, and the left side mirror dips to show the curb to avoid damaging the 18 inch mag wheels when parking.’
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.