Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A female screw with threads at both ends for joining lengths of piping or rods.
- ‘As early as 1919 it decided to replace screw couplings on its 41,661 freight wagons with American-type automatic couplers which were safer, especially on narrow-gauge lines.’
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.