Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Cardboard or board with a blackened surface which can be scraped off for making white line drawings.
- ‘Emmanuel moved from mezzotint to scraperboard, bagging First Prize at the First Sasol Wax in Art competition in 2002.’
- ‘He worked in etching and scraperboard as well as wood engraving and also made detailed bird studies in watercolour.’
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.