Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The application of a sealing coat to a paved surface in order to prolong its integrity.
- ‘During the sealcoating process pea gravel is embedded in an oil emulsion to create the new wearing surface.’
- ‘To understand how sealcoating works, it is necessary to understand the nature of the asphalt pavement itself.’
- ‘If the man at your door doesn't have a tank that's actively mixing the sealcoating material, send him on his way.’
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.