Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) an institution where official archives are kept for public inspection.
- ‘Gilert's treatise is at Great Britain Public Record Office.’
- ‘The will is preserved in the Public Record Office, London.’
- ‘The Friends Of York City Archives argue that the new facility will be too small, and point to a Public Record Office report which said there is ‘great scope for the creation of additional space’ at its present location.’
- ‘The Public Record Office for Northern Ireland was set up in Belfast in 1923.’
- ‘His tomb of Dr John Yonge is now in the museum of the Public Record Office, London.’
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.