Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A webcam or closed-circuit television camera in a private home for parents to monitor their babysitter.
- ‘Camera phones, nanny cams, and even satellite photos are commonplace.’
- ‘With features such as access to wireless gaming and video, the ability to view nanny cams over mobile devices, and various business uses, it's obvious new applications and services will cost.’
- ‘In this day of nanny cams and bug implants, overprotectiveness is the norm.’
- ‘To the right of his desk is a laptop showing live shots from a nanny cam trained on his daughter's crib at home.’
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.