Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The bombing of a target from a number of aircraft according to a predetermined pattern intended to produce the maximum effect.
- ‘These missions were under the control of 14th Army VCPs (Visual Command Posts) except for targets where pattern bombing was considered more effective.’
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.