Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Allot again or differently.‘the strips of land were reallotted in large compact blocks’
- ‘Witnesses swear that starving Indians' land is illegally reallotted and sold.’
- ‘The surplus system was reallotted to the Repair and Maintenance Establishment, where it was commissioned in 2003.’
- ‘The Bombay High Court's directive reallotting jurisdiction of the City Civil and Sessions Court judges has confused lawyers as well as litigants.’
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.