Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A circular saw mounted under a bench so that the blade projects up through a slot.
- ‘The backbone of a joiner's workshop is its sawbench.’
- ‘Writing fiction is not after all anything like the car manual in your glovebox or the instruction booklet that came with your sawbench, but a distillation of one writer's experience at remaking the world.’
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.