Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An official list of the duties and posts assigned to the members of a ship's crew.
- ‘This drill prepares them for daily life aboard ship, and it helps to reinforce the concepts of the watch, quarter and station bill which they are being taught in their boot camp curriculum.’
- ‘Don't settle for the station bill left behind by the last guy and his crew, write one which will work for you.’
- ‘The importance of the station bill, holding of realistic drills and other methods of crisis preparation are also discussed in detail.’
- ‘Does the watch, quarter and station bill or watch bill reflect accurate watch station assignment?’
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.