Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the German port of Kiel’
seaport, port city, port town
2‘shells exploded down by the port’
harbour, dock, docks, haven, mooring, jetty, pier, marina
rare moorage, harbourage, roadstead
1‘push the water supply pipes into the correct ports in the shower’
aperture, opening, outlet, inlet, socket, vent, passage, porthole, trap, embrasure, door, gate
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.