Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tree or other tall structure to which cables are attached for hauling logs.
- ‘Trail workers climb spar trees to set blocks, lines, and other rigging equipment.’
- ‘A donkey engine is pulling the stumps by a spar tree into a big pile, which is about to burn.’
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.