Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A radio communications system of a type used at small airports.
- ‘Eventually that frequency will be the airport unicom.’
- ‘We have 123.3 as our adopted unicom at Marshall.’
- ‘‘ZZ Top’ rang through my head as I made a call on the VHF radio to their unicom.’
- ‘He spotted the unicom, which was built into the wall.’
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.