Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A gear consisting of an endless screw with a cogwheel or pinion.
- ‘If a set of measuring calipers isn't handy, a Vice-Grip will serve; the screw gear in the handle allows delicate adjustments in the spread of the jaws.’
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.