Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person's cremated remains.
- ‘It contains approximately 1900 crypts and 5000 niches for cremains.’
- ‘A private family service will be held, with cremains to be interred at St. Alexander Roman Catholic cemetery, Woodridge, Man.’
- ‘The cremains, a term of art in the funeral business, may certainly be felt if they are not sealed in a container; if they are, then feel free to touch the container.’
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.