Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A round cap or lid that can be screwed on to a bottle or jar.
- ‘All the containers filled at Oneida are gable-top paperboard cartons, many with screw caps for greater ease in pouring and recloseability.’
- ‘Almost airtight screw caps result in slower evolution and the less than perfect screw caps on older bottles will result in quicker change.’
- ‘Like most wine drinkers, you are no doubt aware of the increasing trend for our wines to be sealed with a metal screw cap.’
- ‘The increase is expected to be fueled in part by the dairy segment's use of plastic screw caps over traditional paperboard packaging.’
- ‘It was the sight of one of the panellists failing on two attempts to open the screw cap on a bottle of mineral water.’
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.