Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rounded mass of molten glass formed by rolling the substance immediately after removal from the furnace.
- ‘The extruded parison is cut to length and is robotically manipulated so that it fits between the open mold where the carrier is.’
Early 19th century: from French paraison, from parer ‘prepare’, from Latin parare.
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.