Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small container with a nozzle for carrying and dispersing gunpowder.
- ‘On another occasion it was stated that a man who had been brought up from the Port with his hand shattered by the explosion of a powder flask was not visited by the surgeon till the fourth day after he had been in the infirmary.’
- ‘He buried his powder flask to the west of the pass.’
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.