Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An automatic car transmission that enables the driver to shift through the gears manually.
- ‘BMWs Dual-Clutch 7-speed manumatic transmission is about to make waves In the News.’
- ‘I know it's not the same as a real manual transmission, but I'm "stuck" with a manumatic for now.’
- ‘Its power soft top folds nearly flush in ten seconds, its 3.3L VVT-I V - 6 generates 225 hp, and its 5-speed sequential automatic transaxle operates through a gated shifter for manumatic shifting.’
1990s: blend of manual and automatic.
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.