Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a magistrates' court for the summary trial of certain offences.
- ‘For ten years he was also a magistrate at the town's petty sessions court.’
- ‘David Brewer, clerk to the justices for the Wiltshire petty sessions area, said better sharing of information between agencies would help trace defendants who went missing.’
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.