Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[treated as singular] The branch of civil engineering concerned with the study and modification of soil and rocks.
- ‘Further detailed studies were carried out under the following headings: socio-economic issues, agriculture, archaeology and heritage, engineering, flora and fauna, geotechnics, landscape and traffic.’
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.