Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A telephone that uses radio transmission.
- ‘Efforts were also made to use radiotelegraph and radiotelephone between aircraft and ground headquarters.’
- ‘They could not believe that Lucas could see what was going on, or get a feeling for the action simply by listening to his company commanders through his radiotelephone.’
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.