Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The part of a drilling tool or machine that holds the bit.
- ‘Between each drilling stage, however, when the drillstock of the rod-installing apparatus is disconnected from the rod to enable the addition of another section to the same, it is necessary to maintain the pressure in the tunnel by other means.’
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.