Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Timber wall studs collectively.
- ‘A little two-storey gatehouse of about 1600, also timber-framed with close studding, guards the crossing over the moat.’
- ‘The studding is a purely decorative elaboration of the rivets used to attach armor lames to each other.’
- ‘And the pork chop has both a studding of sage and an artichoke confit to thank for its holiday-dinner aroma.’
- ‘There was a small living room and had no drywall on the studding, adjacent to the living room was a bedroom, which was at the front of the house.’
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.