Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pressure gauge attached to a steam boiler.
- ‘They just won't be taught to read and learn the old steam gauges.’
- ‘The new piston models are being offered for virtually the same price as the last generation of models with the ‘steam gauges.’’
- ‘It seemed that every time Charlie opened the throttle, the needle on the steam gauge took a dive.’
- ‘The old steam gauges on the panel were replaced by glowing displays of flight plans, attitudes and altitudes.’
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.