Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she asked a porter to help with their bags’
carrier, bearer, baggage carrier, baggage bearer
North American redcap, skycap
1‘some elegant blocks of flats have a full-time porter on the front door’
doorman, doorkeeper, door attendant, commissionaire, gatekeeper
caretaker, janitor, concierge
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.