Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Two angles, not adjoining one another, that are formed on opposite sides of a line that intersects two other lines. If the original two lines are parallel, the alternate angles are equal.
- ‘The cross-ply tyre is made up of superimposed layers of textile cord running at alternate angles from bead to bead.’
- ‘So in the figure above, as you move points A or B, the two alternate angles shown always have the same measure.’
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.