Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Mail delivery to a post office for pickup by the addressee.
- ‘Till then, remote farming families had to trudge through all weathers to the nearest township to pick up their mail care of general delivery.’
- ‘As I have no mailbox yet at all, and have used nothing but the P. O. box for all of my correspondence for years, I will have to go with the general delivery option, at least for the time being.’
- ‘‘Well, we only do general delivery for thirty days.’’
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.