Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Detach (a mast) from its step.‘they went into the marsh grass to unstep their masts and dismantle their cannon’
- ‘If the mast was not unstepped, sailboat owners should check the halyards.’
- ‘Masts which are only slightly over the minimum bridge clearance might conceivably be arranged with removable upper sections which could be unstepped with the aid of a crane.’
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.