Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A landing wheel under the nose of an aircraft.
- ‘However, when the plane settled in and the nose wheel came down, I first realized something was not right up front.’
- ‘I went under the nose and climbed up the ladder built into the bottom hatch just aft of the nose wheel.’
- ‘As the aircraft became airborne, the nose wheel, in retracting into its well, pulled the cover from the window.’
- ‘A little further up, we came across the nose wheel of the aircraft.’
- ‘After minor repairs were made to the nose wheel, the aircraft was declared fully functional and fit to fly.’
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.