Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An unanticipated coastal wave that is much greater in force and height than the waves preceding it.
- ‘Walking along Harris Beach, Oregon I turned to see this 'sneaker wave' roll in.’
- ‘Beware the sneaker wave.’
- ‘In early 2004, a person at McClures Beach was killed when she was knocked off a rock by a sneaker wave.’
- ‘These sneaker waves happen at various degrees every day regardless of whether or how rough the sea is and even during little surf.’
- ‘Hey, Rusty, you told us earlier that you were expecting some sneaker waves.’
- ‘A sneaker wave crashes in unexpectedly, inundating an unsuspecting eagle with a sudden foam bath.’
- ‘It was a fun time at Christmas and I remember my Dad having great fun when a sneaker wave caught me and soaked me.’
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.