Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An uncovered folding seat in the rear of an automobile.
- ‘In one scene, Buster is forced to accept a ride from his rival, and he has to sit in the open rumble seat while Sally sits with the rival in the front.’
- ‘In summer on nice days, I was allowed to ride in the car's rumble seat.’
- ‘At the auto auction today there was a 1969 Mustang with a rumble seat which supposedly was a rare pseudo-factory option.’
rumble seat/ˈrəmbəl ˌsēt/
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.