Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An aperture in the belly of a stringed instrument.
- ‘The soundpost is inserted and its position adjusted through the soundholes using a special tool.’
- ‘Ben later began making smaller soundholes for esthetic reasons; this does not affect the volume or quality of sound.’
- ‘The cat's eye soundholes have a fairly large area and I think that this really opens up the sound.’
- ‘Two f shaped soundholes are cut in the belly, their exact placing, angle, and shape varying from maker to maker.’
- ‘It features 2 teardrop soundholes located on the bass side of the body that have chrome binding.’
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.