Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
proper nounGreek Mythology
An epithet of Apollo, used in contexts where the god was identified with the sun.starView synonyms
From Greek Phoibos, literally ‘bright one’.
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.