Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A whetstone used with water rather than oil.
- ‘She tossed a stick on the fire and set aside the knives and the water stone.’
- ‘Using a water stone requires more skill and care and time than any other system we tested.’
- ‘I have used a water stone with oil; don't because it doesn't work.’
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.