Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Ice-covered water through which navigation is possible.
- ‘He was with sled dogs on open ice, drifting about.’
- ‘In areas where rain had washed away snowdrifts with lairs in them, the adult female ringed seals and their pups lay on the open ice.’
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.