Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An aircraft having three jet engines.
- ‘In either case, the total thrust of the trijet will be more than 18,000 lb.’
- ‘In the 1970s and 80s, the skies were filled with trijets.’
- ‘As with all Falcon trijets, the center engine will have a thrust reverser.’
- ‘With a 200-ft section of fence still attached to the number-two engine nacelle, the careening trijet continued across a two-lane road where it struck three vehicles.’
- ‘For some reason, i expected the tri-jet design to be sleeker.’
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.