Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A windmill supported by a post on which it pivots to catch the wind.
- ‘It is the largest post mill in Sussex, and is unique in that it is fitted with Hammond's Patent Sweep Governor, a feature previously fitted to Jack Mill, Clayton.’
- ‘There are three types of wind mill; an example of the oldest, the post mill, is pictured here.’
- ‘Garboldisham post mill was probably erected in the late 1700s and a piece of the original woodwork bears the inscription WR 1780’
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.