Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A handheld device on which electronic versions of books, newspapers, magazines, etc., can be read.
- ‘Gentlemen, put down your chain saws because a Plastic Logic e-reader is almost here.’
- ‘In our opinion, this depends upon the cost and ease of use for e-readers.’
- ‘If you didn't have an e-reader, you couldn't get this story.’
- ‘Hewlett Packard researchers continue to develop e-reader prototypes.’
- ‘Indeed, the Kindle and other e-readers could be a boon to newspapers.’
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.