Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A form of bookbinding with a limp leather cover projecting to fold over the edges of the leaves, typically used for bibles.as modifier ‘an old yapp album’
- ‘Other attempts to reduce size made by yapp are leaving out whitespace, and avoiding use of the system library.’
Late 19th century: named after William Yapp, a London bookseller, for whom this style of binding was first made ( c 1860).
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.