Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A commercial jet capable of exceeding the speed of sound.
- ‘The M1 tank, not the supersonic transport, is the symbol of the age.’
- ‘However, many believe that the environmental objections to supersonic transport mean it will never be a commercially viable form of passenger transport.’
- ‘He worked on swing wing jets and supersonic transport, nuclear submarines, radio telescopes and lightweight calipers for disabled people.’
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.