Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A raised strip fitted to a vehicle to protect the bodywork.
- ‘The side view would be slabby except that it is broken well by a crease along the door handle lines and a well-placed rubbing strip.’
- ‘It is a good-looking car, with the use of chrome for the grille, window surrounds, door handles and waistline rubbing strip giving the car a contemporary look.’
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.