Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not breaking or being broken easily:‘non-breakable plastic bottles’
- ‘Ask your child to get cereal, teabags, bin liners and other light, non-breakable items within her reach.’
- ‘Measures are in place to minimise the risk of absconding, cutlery is not available at times other than mealtimes and is counted in and out, lighters and matches are kept by staff and non-breakable crockery is used on occasions.’
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.