Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An observation compartment in the roof of a railway carriage.
- ‘There are six cars including three coaches, two vista domes, and an observation car.’
- ‘Just heard from a friend that three McKinley Explorer full length vista domes are heading south on the Greeley Sub at the rear of a UP mixed freight.’
- ‘With any kind of luck, you might just be able to get on board the Ex-CZ vista domes.’
- ‘The upper level seating in the vista domes is unassigned and is open to all passengers on the train.’
- ‘On the approach to Union Station, you can clearly see the four vista domes on the train along the top.’
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.