Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rubbish bin with a lid that swings shut after being pushed open.
- ‘U-shaped dining area, wet bar with sink, fridge & swingbin.’
- ‘To make the liquor for plant feeding, I use an old swingbin.’
- ‘I've started to get a load of fruit flies buzzing round my kitchen swingbin.’
- ‘Late this afternoon I went to the swingbin that we keep by the back door.’
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.