Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A metric unit of length, equal to 10 meters.
- ‘In this study, we also used the horizontal visibility data determined by meteorological observers in decameters (dm).’
- ‘‘There's a boat on our tail, and they sent a warning shot about fifty decameters from the boat,’ Armon yelled.’
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.