Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An area of the sea where machinery is installed to harness the energy produced by waves in order to generate electricity.
- ‘The company produces the Pelamis device used in the northern isles, and has already exported the same system for use in a commercial wave farm in Portugal.’
- ‘A Scotland powered only by renewable energy will be a country not only despoiled by wind and wave farms but also short of electricity and plagued by widespread blackouts.’
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.