Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Material used to stiffen a garment, fabric, or other object.
- ‘When required, he will apply stiffening and restore the color of the seams.’
- ‘We usually only find it necessary or helpful to apply stiffening for brief periods, typically for no more than 5% of insertion time.’
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.