Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A merchant sailing ship.
- ‘One of four cruise ships to be hosted by the Port in a six-day period, Sea Cloud II carries 94 passengers and 56 crew members with the windjammer combining modern comforts and elegant sailing traditions.’
- ‘If the bearing is correct, the wreck of the windjammer should be exactly below us.’
- ‘He witnessed the far reaching changes in his native island: from donkey and horse to vehicles, from windjammers to fast sailing motor boats.’
- ‘Sarah, of Burnsall, near Skipton, was helping to make a documentary commemorating the lives of sailors who rounded the treacherous Cape Horn waters in windjammers - wooden sailing vessels.’
- ‘There is also only one mooring ball in the entire park located about a mile southwest of Loggerhead Key at the wreck of the Avanti, an 1875 three-masted windjammer that sunk on the reef in 1907.’
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.