Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A slope on which a ship is built and down which it slides to be launched.
- ‘Facilities at the main plant include a 750-foot drydock, three shipways, three wharves, an outfitting pier, four level-luffing cranes, and covered facilities for pre-outfit and assembly.’
- ‘The completed ships could easily slip into the water along the inclined shipways.’
- ‘The web of pathways, highways, shipways and skyways has been growing ever since.’
- ‘Just prior to World War I, the company started constructing four additional open shipways and affiliated shops to the south of the original facilities.’
- ‘Around 8,000 people had travelled to the shipway on the Southside of Glasgow for the original planned launch of the ship on Friday April 8.’
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.