Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A chain of links each consisting of a double loop of wire resembling a figure 8, but with the loops in planes at right angles to each other.
- ‘Allform Products manufactures chain products like double jack chains, single jack chains, id loop chains, ball chains, curb chains, chandelier chains.’
- ‘Jack chains are used for hanging light fixtures.’
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.