Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A ring on a can that is pulled to break the seal in order to open it.
- ‘He popped the ring pull on his can.’
- ‘All their cans have got ring pulls.’
- ‘Small tins of fruit with ring pulls make refreshing snacks, but choose the ones in fruit juice rather than in syrup.’
- ‘He retrieved the can and tugged off the ring pull.’
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.