Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A ski lift in which a pole attached to a moving cable pulls each skier uphill on their skis.
- ‘Experience of modern glide-on/glide-off chair lifts - such as those at the Trois Vallees in France - may well make you wary of cranky old T-bars and poma lifts.’
- ‘With 20 chairs, 8 pomas, unlimited hiking terrain, and 244 snow cannons, Baqueria Beret is the biggest resort in the mountain chain.’
1950s: named after Jan Pomagalski (died 1969), its Polish inventor.
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.