Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mode of operation or functioning that is first in a group of two or more; specifically the mode of operation in A-scan ultrasound imaging; frequently attributive.
1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the Institute of Electrical Engineers.
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.