Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A determination of one's position made by taking bearings at different times and allowing for the distance covered in the interval.
- ‘To determine the ship's position using only one navigation aid, we can use a running fix.’
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.