Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A two-wheeled motorized personal vehicle consisting of a platform for the feet mounted above an axle and an upright post surmounted by handles.
- ‘He came to the ceremony from his home a couple of blocks away on a Segway, one of those motorized two-wheeled scooters.’
- ‘However, if you show up on a Segway or in an electric car, the first appetizer is free.’
- ‘I saw the guy who checks the water meters riding a Segway down our street today.’
- ‘Despite the fact that the expensive Segway will make fat Americans even fatter, Segway claims that using a Segway is good for your health, and your wealth.’
- ‘My friend Alistair rented a Segway over the weekend.’
An invented word based on segue.
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.