Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘tenants had the right to cut standing timber’
wood, logs, firewood
planks, wood products
forest, woodland, woods
North American lumber
2‘the timbers of wrecked ships’
beam, wooden beam, spar, pole, plank, batten, lath, board, joist, rafter
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.