Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The occasion of concerted violence by Nazis throughout Germany and Austria against Jews and their property on the night of 9–10 November 1938.
German, literally ‘night of crystal’, referring to the broken glass produced by the smashing of shop windows.
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.