Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Sails, rigging, or other things above decks creating top-heaviness or catching too much wind.
- ‘The energising means for the rams may be mounted either upon the top hamper or within the body.’
- ‘Current thoughts are that it suffers from too much top hamper, courtesy of that touring fairing.’
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.