Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A disc displayed on a vehicle certifying payment of road tax.
- ‘I agree entirely with the lady who recently wrote in regarding vehicles on the road without a road fund licence.’
- ‘You might even be able to set up a system where drivers could offset the charges against their road fund licence.’
- ‘Most drivers are under the impression that paying a huge amount for a road fund licence entitles them to drive on the public highway.’
- ‘Yes, you could be prosecuted for not having an MoT and road fund licence when you return.’
- ‘They are right in saying that the fairest way for road pricing is to abolish the road fund licence and put the tax on fuel.’
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.