Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for jack screw
- ‘If they are screw jacks, wire the handles through the screw jacks so they can't vibrate loose.’
- ‘He supported the bottoms of the existing footings with screw jacks to precisely plumb the columns at the proper height.’
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.