Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a coin or medallion) having one side blank or unfinished.
- ‘The first three banknotes were all 5 - Ticals uniface banknotes issued in 1903, 1913 and 1915.’
- ‘The stone tools included 16 bifaces, one uniface side scraper, 16 modified flakes, and six cores.’
- ‘Large uniface British Indian notes are among the paper currency on show.’
- ‘All the formal uniface blades functioned as knives and were used to cut both meat and bone.’
- ‘In the Hong Kong sale there was another interesting banknote from King Rama VII, a black and white uniface proof hundred baht from 1934.’
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.