Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small powerful spotlight for sharp illumination of a very small area.
- ‘Highlight it with a motor and pinspot to create grand, sweeping spots of colored light.’
- ‘Commonly used as the light source for mirror balls, the pinspot produces a narrow focussed beam of light useful in many applications.’
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.