Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small saw with a narrow blade, for cutting curves.
- ‘A padsaw is frameless and has a narrow tapered blade.’
- ‘The narrow blade of the padsaw makes it ideal for working in awkward and restricted locations, including cutting out letter boxes, keyholes, switch boxes and cutting behind obstructions.’
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.