Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A building divided into four self-contained residences.
- ‘Rico needed financing in order to purchase the quadriplex units.’
- ‘I've got a fully furnished 1/1 shotgun apartment in a recently remodeled quadraplex home available for rent during the month of July.’
1970s: from quadri- ‘four’, on the pattern of duplex.
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.