Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(especially in the UK) a member of the maritime branch of the Scout Association.
- ‘I know, because I spent almost 10 years as a Sea Scout, and have seen from where it comes and to where it goes.’
- ‘The Sea Scouts have a fleet of dinghies but this will mean I can practise in my spare time.’
- ‘The man repairing the drum must have been a Sea Scout because he is jury-rigging the problem with his Leatherman pocket tool.’
- ‘‘I still think about it,’ says May, who began boating in the Los Angeles area as a teenager in Sea Scouts.’
- ‘Five American Sea Scouts teamed up with six British scouts on a week-long canal boat cruise outside of Birmingham, England.’
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.