Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Firewood that burns easily and with a bright flame, especially dry, resinous pine.
- ‘We might have made it from paper and string and lightwood or assembled it from plastics and hard-to-understand instructions.’
- ‘The third floor was a carpeted hallway of lightwood and floor lighting.’
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.