Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A deck reaching half the length of a ship or boat, fore or aft.
- ‘By the late act of Parliament the space Z, which is half of the half-deck, M Z, is appropriated to the seamen.’
- ‘Atys and Rowyn were up on the half-deck, trying to steer the huge ship through the storm.’
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.