Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Forming nouns denoting an action or activity which is carried on for a very long time or on a very large scale, typically to raise funds for charity:‘talkathon’‘walkathon’
On the pattern of (mar)athon.
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.