Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A place where disused machinery is broken up.
- ‘One of the most reliable places to get genuine Volvo parts at a discounted price is a salvage yard.’
- ‘Only vehicle manufacturers, through their agents and dealerships, are to sell spares which means an instant end to auto jumbles, or salvage yards.’
- ‘However, a salvage yard can be a goldmine, especially if you are not the type to pay more than you need to and you like to work on your car yourself.’
- ‘Some even physically remove the VIN plate from vehicles in auto salvage yards that allow customers to ‘pick your own parts.’’
- ‘They developed a design built around a dump truck with a burnt-out cab, sourced from a local salvage yard.’
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.