Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not provided with springs.‘an antiquated, unsprung settee’
- ‘A mattress on an unsprung base (including fixed-slat bases) should last about 10 years.’
- ‘He sat upon the unsprung bed and looked across the cell.’
- ‘Try an alternative bed-base and unsprung mattress, preferably with natural materials.’
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.