Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thread from a woven or knitted fabric that has frayed or started to unravel.
- ‘Once the surface was broomed the ravelling was hardly noticeable.’
- ‘Pretest the fabric, notions and trims and make note of any changes or information that'll be important during construction-such as shrinkage and raveling.’
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.