Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A road with only one lane in each direction.
- ‘At that point, the road is a single carriageway with one lane in either direction, the lanes being divided by double central white lines.’
- ‘Driving at 60 mph on a single carriageway can be pretty nerve-racking.’
- ‘The day was clear and there was no other traffic on the single carriageway, national speed limit road.’
- ‘Restricting York's northern ring road to a single carriageway was one of the biggest planning blunders in recent memory.’
- ‘Just under half of all road deaths occur on the national road network which accounts for approximately 47% of vehicular traffic and 91% of fatal collisions on the national road network occur on single carriageways.’
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.