Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A thing which reaches, especially a device that enables a disabled or elderly person to pick up objects that are difficult to reach.
- ‘Pack devices you use regularly, such as raised toilet seats, long-handled reachers or heating pads.’
2A kind of jib on a sailing ship.
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.