Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Over the side of a ship:‘we saw him dumped unceremoniously overside by the guards’
- ‘Have you had a look overside to check our patches, Mr. Matthews?’
- ‘Drawing near the schooner, a crew was dispatched overside in the longboat with a squad of marines.’
- ‘The expiry of 60 days after completion of discharge overside of the goods hereby insured from the overseas vessel at the final port of discharge.’
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.