Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A piece of fibreboard used as a musical instrument, played by holding in both hands and flexing to produce a low, rhythmic booming sound.
- ‘He invented the wobbleboard and introduced us to the Stylophone and didgeridoo.’
- ‘He used to have a goatee like mine, and suddenly his wobbleboard sounded like some elaborate mating call.’
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.