Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A place where bricks are made.
- ‘In 1882 alone local brickyards supplied three million bricks to builders.’
- ‘Heinz started work at the age of 8 in his father's brickyard in Pennsylvania.’
- ‘He and his family lived in a brickyard that had a field kitchen used by the troops of the 29th Infantry Division.’
- ‘Drive me out to the brickyard, and let me take a look.’
- ‘A brickyard was established the year of the fire, and limestone and sandstone were quarried from the cliffs.’
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.