Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A library which rents books and other material for a fee.
- ‘The DVD rental library, which boasts of an exhaustive collection of movies ranging from current blockbusters to all-time classics and a mind-boggling range of world cinema, attracts cineastes in droves.’
- ‘Both institutions were profit-seeking rental libraries designed to appeal to the mass market.’
- ‘The emergence of widely-available media resources primarily on videotape in the last 20 years has reduced reliance on rental libraries.’
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.