Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A well consisting of a pipe with a solid steel point and lateral perforations near the end, which is driven into the earth until groundwater is reached, when a suction pump is applied to the upper end.
- ‘Domestic wells seemed to be most vulnerable to septic-waste contamination when they were sand-point wells within 100 feet of a septic system and were less than 45 feet deep in a shallow, thin aquifer.’
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.