Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Electrical energy obtained from harnessing the wind with windmills or wind turbines.
- ‘The wind plant captures and transforms wind energy into direct current electricity.’
- ‘It was more surprising that many of the respondents also had not recently heard or read about hydrogen cars, wind energy or nuclear energy.’
- ‘Only 1 per cent of the country's electricity supply is sourced from wind energy.’
- ‘Denmark was the first country to use wind energy for electricity production.’
- ‘We should exploit solar energy, wind energy and energy wastes and biogas more effectively.’
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.