Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The shooting of birds in flight.
- ‘You're guaranteed to get in a lot of challenging wing shooting.’
- ‘My choice relates primarily to big game hunting since wing shooting is usually a daily outing conducted from a warm, dry, well equipped hearth where gun, equipment and clothing problems can be readily solved.’
- ‘The quick back-and-forth movement of the whole gun went unnoticed when shooting slugs, buckshot or firing aimed, single shots as in turkey hunting, but I found it a bit distracting when wing shooting clay pigeons.’
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.