Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Surrounded by sea.
- ‘Virtually all Guillemots in Britain nest either on sea-girt cliffs or on small islands whence the chicks can readily reach the water.’
- ‘Greatness never departed the land, which was sea-girt, open to all, but also open to all the world's possibilities.’
- ‘The virgin huntress who haunted the wild mountainside and sea-girt territory of Greece was a foreigner to the banks of the Nile…’
- ‘There is a feeling of being on an island, in a world apart a sea-girt land that offers beauty and tranquility, far from the tourist scene.’
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.