Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flat metal plate with a projecting loop or ring, made all in one piece.
- ‘The belay line spooled out without stopping until it fouled on a pad eye.’
- ‘He grabbed a pad eye and tried to hold on to protect himself.’
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.