Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tensioned rod anchoring the roof of a working to the strata above.
- ‘She stated in her letter that the pool was closed for repair work for three months due to a couple of roof bolts.’
- ‘The protracted closure of the main pool for three months after the failure of a couple of roof bolts, and the lack of publicity for the training pool's availability, meant many customers simply ‘lost the habit’ of visiting their local pool.’
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.