Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who supervises the gaming tables in a casino.
- ‘According to the confused floor man announcing the event, Julian had made a flush and had won the pot.’
- ‘The loon was constantly distracting him, until one of the other players at my table finally had the floorman shoo the loon away.’
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.