Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- British term for secondhand smoke
- ‘The act of breathing in this secondary smoke is called passive smoking.’
- ‘We would encourage people to be aware of the dangers of passive smoking and would support any measures to reduce the risk of inhaling secondary smoke.’
- ‘He has had exposure to secondary smoke and this would somewhat increase his likelihood for primary lung cancer.’
- ‘As a barman in an Edinburgh pub I had the choice of breathing in secondary smoke all night or becoming unemployed.’
- ‘Do you want to understand the correlation between secondary smoke and asthma in children?’
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.