Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The altitude of a point, especially as shown on a map:‘a spot height of 914 metres’
- ‘When the high point is reached (spot height 395m on the O.S. map) there is a wooden gate leading through the electric fence.’
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.