Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A transverse gap in a mountain ridge through which a stream or river flows.
- ‘I half-heartedly jumped my car over the water gap.’
- ‘There's still a very large water gap to be crossed.’
- ‘We stopped at the Water Gap that night, and sat long on the wide veranda of the hotel, looking at the wonderful scene.’
- ‘Poplar Creek Bluff is a steep, southwest-facing slope in the water gap that bisects Blackoak Ridge.’
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.