Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A record 12 inches in diameter, played at 45 rpm and typically featuring an extended or alternative version of a particular track.
- ‘Also included on a second disc is a fairly inconsequential compilation of twelve-inch remixes that add little to the overall package - most are simply longer versions of the songs on the first disc.’
- ‘The first four tracks on the album are taken from an upcoming twelve-inch EP of the same name.’
- ‘The dance tracks were previously released as twelve-inch singles geared toward the DJ set.’
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.