Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The ground floor of a block of flats, which is left vacant and typically used for communal activities.
- ‘Then I saw a schoolboy at a void deck doing exactly the same thing on his way home from school.’
- ‘They held hands as they lingered at the void deck below her flat.’
- ‘There's a Chinese funeral at the void deck of my apartment block.’
- ‘I lived in a HDB flat in Jurong, and there was a mama shop at the void deck.’
- ‘When I just walked out of my void deck to the bus stop, it didn't rain.’
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.