Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of passenger-carrying hydrofoil.
- ‘You can travel easily between the seven Canary islands by plane, ferry or jetfoil.’
- ‘Today, the shipping, property, hotel and investment company owns one of the world's largest fleets of high-speed jetfoils.’
- ‘Just a 50-minute jetfoil ride from Hong Kong, Macau has never subscribed to its bigger neighbor's demolition fixation.’
1970s: blend of jet and hydrofoil.
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.