Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A playing card turned face up on the table, especially the top card of the waste heap in rummy.
- ‘Turn up another card for a different dealer's up card.’
- ‘The rules of Texas Hold'em, for example, could be changed to have a round of betting after the first down card and after each individual up card.’
- ‘There is betting after each card is dealt, starting with the first up card.’
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.