Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Each of a series of overlapping tiles used to cover a wall.
- ‘The pair of cottages known as Warren Farm Cottages, now converted into one house and called Vine Cottage, was built of brick with weather tiles under a tiled roof and each contained an attic, two bedrooms, a sitting room and kitchen.’
- ‘She was also interested in the weather tiles on the south side of the house.’
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.