Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(at a customs area in an airport or port) the passage which should be taken by arriving passengers who have no goods to declare.
- ‘I blush every time I come through the green channel at Customs.’
- ‘The teenage footballer's wife-in-training walked through the green channel at customs, apparently unaware that she had exceeded the limit on goods purchased abroad by almost a hundredfold.’
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.