Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A radar system in North America set up during the Cold War for the early detection of a missile attack.
- ‘The DEW Line was designed to provide distant early warning of manned bomber or intercontinental ballistic missile attacks.’
- ‘Fifty years ago last month, Canada and the United States approved the construction of the distant early warning line.’
- ‘The north warning system replaced the distant early warning line in the early 1990s and is used to provide surveillance of potential attack routes via Arctic airspace.’
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.