Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The supporting frame or substructure of something, in particular a vehicle or piece of furniture.
- ‘These cars had steel underframes and wood and steel car bodies.’
- ‘The frames comprise a concealed underframe to which legs in matt, shot-blasted stainless steel are attached by means of hidden screw fittings.’
- ‘Its richly decorated interior is based on papier mache panels fixed to a wooden underframe in turn attached to the cast-iron skeleton.’
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.