Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A support for the tail of an aircraft when on the ground.
- ‘A small tail skid was attached directly under the fabric-covered rudder.’
- ‘Upon landing, the tail skid sparked on the runway thus setting off the trailing fuel.’
- ‘It had no brakes, only a tail skid which served as a brake on grass fields.’
- ‘Those watching kept waiting for the tail skid to touch down.’
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.