Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A meter for measuring the off-peak consumption of electricity.
- ‘This will require, in addition to the white meter and time switch, a second time switch to switch it on at night.’
- ‘A white meter will show two lines of digits, one for the day time usage and the other for night time.’
- ‘The good old white meter sets your electricity use at two tariffs.’
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.