Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An emergency landing in which an aircraft levels out close to the ground and drops vertically with its undercarriage still retracted.
- ‘Flying too slowly resulting in a stall and "pancake" landing is a common accident.’
- ‘The pilot couldn't lower all the wheels so he had to make a pancake landing.’
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.