Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The foundation structure on which railway tracks are laid.
- ‘The old Midland route via Miller's Dale is now gone, although much of the trackbed after Matlock remains as walking trails.’
- ‘Final preparations are being made for the eight-week closure of Ipswich tunnel for the trackbed to be lowered.’
- ‘Go through it and bear right, following the railway trackbed under a bridge.’
- ‘Next is the railway line trackbed, which was busier with strollers and cyclists (who should have bells if not in possession of musical voices).’
- ‘The bypass would use the railway trackbed for much of its route.’
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.