Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A roadside cafe for drivers of haulage vehicles.
- ‘I write to urge all car and lorry drivers who use the transport cafe, to seriously think about where they park.’
- ‘The trip to Norway was so tightly budgeted the team spent their first evening at a transport cafe making merry over a slice of cake between four.’
- ‘It was certainly no English transport cafe, but was well cooked pub food, and very enjoyable.’
- ‘The toilets reminded me of what you would find at a bad transport cafe.’
- ‘I certainly appreciate it when it's a present, but I try to enjoy other things when it's not, just as I can enjoy a chicken tikka in an Indian restaurant or shepherd's pie in a transport cafe.’
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.