Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An aircraft designed to interrupt enemy supply operations by aerial bombing.
- ‘What kind of chance can a few wings of starfighters, a Battlecruiser or two, a few interdictors and some frigates have against a force that size?’
- ‘The remaining starfighter squadrons are assigned to protect our interdictors and engage Nova Fortress' screening fleet.’
- ‘Unless you want to die here Lieutenant, pinpoint those interdictors.’
- ‘The less-than-three broke formation to take up defensive positions around the interdictors in the Alliance deserter fleet.’
- ‘A pity we have no interdictors to stop them leaving the system.’
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.