Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The making of the artificial flies used in fly-fishing.
- ‘If he's into fly-tying, or if you think he might take to fly-fishing, there are endless gifts in that department.’
- ‘Newcomers to the art of fly-tying could do a lot worse than to start out on a fly like this one.’
- ‘It's a girl you love, it's fly-tying, it's a banjo - all the things that make you want to dance.’
- ‘We would catch nymphs and take them home to study by my fly-tying table.’
- ‘And on top of all this, if that wasn't enough, he is ‘the man’ when it comes to fly-tying.’
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.