Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mail delivery route in a rural area.
- ‘No one knows where it was mailed from, only where it was going to, and that was unfortunately an unnumbered rural route address.’
- ‘Small hand tools, a bit of fertilizer and similar supplies fit easily in a large rural route mailbox that can be mounted on a post or fence.’
- ‘Once I read while she drove, drawn to the highlighted yellow lines written about the young scout who disappeared while delivering papers on his rural route.’
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.