Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in hotels) a system of paying a single daily rate that covers the room and all meals.Often contrasted with European plan
- ‘As part of the Full American Plan, guests can also dine without charge at two partner hotels and receive credits toward meals at a third partner hotel's restaurants.’
- ‘Modified American Plan rates include a full breakfast and a five-course dinner daily.’
- ‘Guests who have purchased the Modified American Plan that includes breakfast and lunch or dinner are also entitled to a dine around programme at a number of west coast hotels.’
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.