Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rail along the side of a bed connecting the headboard to the footboard.
- ‘‘Christina,’ he tried again, reaching now for the bedrails.’
- ‘Andrew reached over the bedrails of Amber's hospital bed and pulled the covers up closer to her shoulders.’
- ‘While she was trying to figure out where her other purple sock had got to, and investigating under the bed, the phone had rung, causing her to bash her head on the bedrail.’
- ‘Consequently, this patient may not comply with bed or activity restrictions and may try to climb over the bedrails to get out of bed.’
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.