Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The keyboard of pedals on an organ.
- ‘Then with the pipe organ, there is the little problem of keyboards, like not just one keyboard, but two or three or more - then add a pedalboard to that and you start to get a picture of serious complexity.’
- ‘Maybe if some of them had been taught using the non-intuitive learner concept, we might have a few more organists instead of a large number of pianists who cringe at the thought of having to face an organ pedalboard.’
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.