Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In or into operation or existence; available.‘more jobs are coming on stream’
- ‘The petroleum company's newbuild pipelayer is expected to come on stream in the fourth quarter of this year.’
- ‘When it came on stream in July 1997, this was the deepest production well in the world’
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.