Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the staff canteen’
restaurant, cafeteria, refectory, mess hall
North American lunchroom
South African informal cafe de move-on
2‘a canteen of water’
flask, bottle, skin
South African vatje
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.