Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
With the face or surface turned upward to view.‘place the panel face up before cutting’
- ‘Let's start with cards on the table face upwards.’
- ‘When doing this exercise, lie face up with your legs bent and feet flat on the floor.’
- ‘Announce the number of cards you wish to exchange aloud, when you lay them face down on the table.’
- ‘Placing an object face upwards so as to be visible to a friend a hundred miles away would be to put it in the public sphere.’
- ‘We'd deal a hand each, put the rest of the deck between us, turn the top card on the deck face up, and begin.’
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.