Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An airplane fitted with skis for landing on snow or ice.
- ‘After being dropped off by ski-plane, the team set up base camp and spent the next few days climbing the peaks in the immediate area.’
- ‘Pioneering aviator Bob Reeve was contracted to land his ski-plane south of the mountain on Walsh glacier.’
- ‘Eventually the unique capabilities of ski-planes to provide fast, economical and safe access to remote glaciers caught on amongst the mountaineering community.’
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.