Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An area on the side of a road where vehicles may pull off the road and stop.‘park at one of the many roadside pull-offs’
- ‘Travelling north you will very likely stop to look at the seals at Ohau Point where there is a pull-off area of tar seal on your right just past Half Moon Bay.’
- ‘I swung into a pull-off overlooking the river, a spot in which I'd always wanted to stop but never had.’
- ‘Along this section is a scenic pull-off that's perfect for snapshots.’
- ‘But a pull-off on 75 looked inviting, and after a moment's hesitation, I swung in.’
- ‘Coordinate with the National Park Service regarding a possible pedestrian footbridge over the canal as part of a new pull-off/scenic view area on Canal Road.’
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.