Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A footboard extending along the side of a vehicle, typically found on trucks, SUVs, and some early models of automobiles.
- ‘This is the era when the middle class had ‘staff’, cars had running-boards, there was still a Ladies' Gallery in Parliament, and gentlemen ‘quaffed their ale’ and belonged to the Frothblowers Club.’
running board/ˈrəniNG bô(ə)rd/
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.