Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A coin worth one pound sterling.
- ‘The Scottish pound note, which survived the introduction of the pound coin while its English counterpart became extinct, is at the centre of a mystery.’
- ‘Matt reached into his pocket and handed over a pound coin.’
- ‘I had a few coins, one of which was a pound coin with which to pay the £1.00 fare.’
- ‘The Bank of England pound note ceased to be legal tender at midnight, and was replaced by the pound coin.’
- ‘But despite that distinctly shaky start, today the pound coin celebrates its 21st anniversary stronger than ever, as an integral part of British life.’
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.