Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The eastern seaboard of the US, especially the narrow corridor from Boston to Washington, DC.
- ‘Nonetheless, the blackouts in London and on the US East Coast a couple of years ago should remind us that it's not just Bermuda that's susceptible to these events.’
- ‘I got everybody on it, from the Midwest to the East Coast to Down South to the West Coast, baby.’
- ‘Carnival Cruise Lines introduced the 88,500-grt Carnival Legend, first in Northern Europe, then on the U.S. East Coast.’
- ‘On the East Coast, book a room in the Carlyle Hotel on Manhattan's swanky Madison Avenue.’
- ‘All along the U.S. East Coast the weather was beautiful - abundant sunshine and mild temperatures.’
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.