Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of a coast guard, especially the US Coast Guard.
- ‘The discussion included the facts and figures of the 8th annual exercise, a contingent of 5 ships with 1400 soldiers, sailors, coastguardsmen and 300 marines.’
- ‘South Korean coastguardsmen attempted to seize two boats illegally fishing in the zone.’
- ‘You try and get down to the individual soldier, airmen, sailor, Marine level, coastguardsmen duty, civilian and look them in the eye and say, ‘How's it going?’’
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.