Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A collapsible fabric delta wing, as used in hang gliders.
- ‘New, advanced, high performance gliders will cost around 4,000 for a flexwing and up to 7,000 for a rigid wing model.’
- ‘My first instinct in roll, carried over from flexwings, was to ‘weight shift’ excessively.’
- ‘Setup time for the A-model was on par with other flexwing pilots, C-model takes 10 minutes or so longer to set up.’
- ‘If a flexwing is to turn efficiently, the angle between trike and wing needs to be 90 degrees.’
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.