Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lathe for engraving curved or intricate patterns.
- ‘The rose engine lathe was bought by the King of Sweden for his palace at Drottnigholm.’
- ‘The rose engine in the cabinet sold for 1570 livres or about the same percentage of annual income a new, well-equipped Hardinge lathe would cost a college professor today.’
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.