Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A form of ski jumping incorporating aerodynamic principles to lengthen the jump.
- ‘The current holder of the world ski-flying record of 239m is Bjoern Einar Rumoeren who set the record at Planica in 2005.’
- ‘In Herzog's oeuvre, this film, like the ski-flying abilities of Walter Steiner, ranks near the very top.’
- ‘There are only six ski-flying hills in the world, and Copper Peak is the only one on this side of the Atlantic.’
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.