Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A device used in ice fishing in which a wire attached to the rod is tripped, raising a signal flag, when a fish takes the bait.
- ‘If you are energetic an have a second hole you can also use a tip-up.’
- ‘The lazy man's approach is to use a spring loaded tip-up but that is about as much fun as watching paint dry.’
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.