Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A children's slide in a playground or park.
- ‘Westport House has swan pedaloes, train rides, a fun palace, a hill slide, a slippery dip, pitch & putt, rowing boats and log flume rides.’
- ‘For example, felt mats can be used on a slippery dip to minimise friction when you slide down and make the ride faster.’
- ‘In the bark-covered playground area there are a slippery dip, two swings and a seesaw.’
- ‘While she was off doing her business JJ moved off the little slippery dip onto the big one not far away.’
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.