Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flat-bottomed ferry worked on cables or ropes.
passenger boat, passenger ship, ferry boat, packet boat, packet, shuttleView synonyms
- ‘A wooden pont on empty oil drums has been constructed alongside the boathouse and ferries workmen across to the central fountain.’
- ‘The boats are long flat ponts where you are seated on mats.’
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.