Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hook with a point and thread for fastening it to woodwork.
- ‘Before starting, he visits the hardware store to buy four sturdy screw hooks and two pieces of metal chain.’
- ‘Attach the screw hook on the left side of the keyhole so you can fasten the chain loosely.’
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.