Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An internal combustion engine with eight cylinders in line.
- ‘What had been a simple battle of eight vs. eight - Packard's magnificent straight-eights against Cadillac's signature V-8s - had suddenly become a cylinder war.’
- 1.1 A vehicle with a straight-eight engine.
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.