Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an aircraft) capable of being flown safely.
- ‘Gradually the other ten were made flightworthy, although the last one assembled was quite a collection of mismatched parts.’
- ‘But leave the black helicopters grounded for a moment: the conspiracy theories may not be flightworthy.’
- ‘Most of the components would be assembled before shipment to the launch site in flightworthy condition.’
- ‘Has anyone seen the Cessna; did they finally get it fixed and flightworthy?’
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.