Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dyke that is roughly circular in plan, formed by upwelling of magma in a conical or cylindrical fracture system.
- ‘The property, surrounded by a ring dyke erected after the flood of 1997 through the flood-proofing program has been the subject of numerous heated discussions at various levels of government.’
- ‘The base of the cauldron appears as a circular intrusion; its sides forms a ring dyke.’
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.