Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The bidding and winning of twelve of the thirteen tricks.
- ‘Thus, if 4 Hearts was bid and 12 tricks are taken, only the points for a game are scored, not a small slam.’
- ‘A contract to make 12 tricks is known as a small slam.’
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.