Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Military drill performed repeatedly on a barrack square.
training, instruction, coaching, teaching, groundingView synonyms
- ‘But it is not all about square-bashing - in that sense the programme has changed remarkably in the past ten to twelve years.’
- ‘I've done my years of square-bashing and rifle-toting.’
- ‘Peacetime National Service lasted from 1945 until 1963; for every man who was called up into the Royal Navy, 12 served in the Royal Air Force while 33 ended up square-bashing in the army.’
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.