Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An axle supporting only one wheel of a pair on opposite sides of a vehicle.
- ‘The company, satisfied with the stub axle theory - which was true - wrote off the car and I got a new one.’
- ‘The afternoon went well with only a bent stub axle to contend with which the service crew rapidly repaired.’
- ‘Mounted on either side of the body is a hydragas suspension unit fitted with stub axle and aluminum road wheel.’
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.