Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lightweight diesel or petrol-driven railway passenger vehicle, typically with four wheels.
- ‘The new lightweight ‘railbuses’ are the result of a link-up with British Leyland.’
- ‘After ceasing to haul timber and minerals, the track was used briefly to haul tourists in an old automobile converted into a railbus.’
- ‘The Astoria-Seaside steam run was replaced by a Mack railbus, and then completely dropped by 1921.’
- ‘The one referred to in the booklet is the all-ultrasonic car converted from a former New Haven RR Mack railbus.’
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.