Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for water glass (sense 1)
- ‘The properties of the soluble glass concrete containing the new stiffener are very similar to those of the same kind concrete containing ferrochromium slag.’
- ‘To help repair muscles and ligaments, scientists are developing a flexible scaffolding made of soluble glass along which implanted healthy cells can grow.’
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.