Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A boat in which stern and bow are similarly tapered.
- ‘He doesn't hope to land salmon aboard his 31-foot double-ender, Desperado.’
- ‘By this time he had it so bad that he lived aboard a wooden double-ender in the winter without a viable heat source.’
- ‘The double-ender was built about 1930, one of the sleeker, faster sprit-rig sailboats designed to fish salmon in Bristol Bay and one of the first boats built to fish salmon after traps were outlawed.’
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.