Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A board that slides vertically through the keel of a sailboat to reduce sideways movement.Compare with centerboard
- ‘It was not possible to hoist the daggerboard and a large area of carbon was now visible on the port side.’
- ‘Late last week, Kingfisher hit a submerged object and damaged her daggerboard.’
- ‘Contrary to popular belief, the daggerboard or centerboard does not keep the sailboat from tipping over.’
- ‘If the rudder and daggerboard are made of plywood and glassed they will need to be primed and painted.’
- ‘We merely centred our weight over the daggerboards and shoved the tiller round to turn.’
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.