Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A wind-driven three-wheeled vehicle with a sail, used for racing on beaches.
- ‘The sand yacht was piloted by Adrian, who was taking part in a race organised by the Fylde International Sand Yacht Club.’
- ‘Really, to do it justice we should be covering everything: road, rail, air, sea, sleds and sand yachts.’
- ‘Police were today trying to establish what safeguards were in place when a mum was killed by a sand yacht on a beach near Blackpool.’
- ‘Crown Prosecution Service lawyers are deciding whether any criminal charges will result following the fatal sand yacht collision in which a Burnley mum-of-two died.’
- ‘Guests can also ride horses and race sand yachts on Le Touquet's 6 km of beach.’
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.