Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A wheel on a car, especially a sports car, having narrow metal spokes.
- ‘Steel wire wheel covers are another type of hubcap.’
- ‘When I started at Oldsmobile, they were still doing whitewall tires, wire wheels, padded tops, red velour interiors - the whole bit.’
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.