Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A grade awarded in GCSE and A-level examinations (from 1994 and 2008 respectively) for performance exceeding the standards denoted by an ordinary A (also written A*).
1990s; earliest use found in The Scotsman.
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.