Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Temporarily blinded by the glare of light reflected by a large expanse of snow.
- ‘At 28,126 feet, exhausted from the delicate, perilous climbing and realizing that he was going snow-blind, Norton turned back.’
- ‘By morning three of the eight were completely snow-blind and all but two were in extreme pain.’
- ‘The next day the doctor is said to have been so completely snow blind that he entered Chamonix hanging on to the strap of his guide's knapsack.’
- ‘The leader, an American man, was stuck on the South Col, snow-blind with a dead radio.’
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.