Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rectangular area marked with lines on which tennis is played.
- ‘The indoor stadium will feature a tennis court, four badminton courts or ten table-tennis tables.’
- ‘On the tennis court I find it hard to keep my emotions together.’
- ‘It is on a tennis court where he is most likely to be found relaxing.’
- ‘He was the greatest athlete to walk on to a tennis court.’
- ‘The hotel has two swimming pools and a tennis court.’
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.