Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sailor's travelling bag or trunk:‘he throws his seabag over his shoulder and walks down the gangplank’
- ‘Back at the hanger we gathered up again and were told we needed to unloaded our bags from and had to put our k-bars (big knife that they issue us) in our already packed to the brim seabags.’
- ‘Traveling with a seabag was something left over from the "‘Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum’ sailing days.’
- ‘But, the seabags are packed and Marines prepare to board ship or plane.’
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.