Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Boarding or building felt fixed over the rafters of a roof before the tiles or slates are added.
- ‘Roof sarking can contribute to the total R-value requirement for energy efficiency.’
Late Middle English (originally Scots and northern English): from sark + -ing.
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.