Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Aboriginal culture; recognition of aboriginal rights or emphasis on aboriginal people and culture.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Kinahan Cornwallis (1839–1917). From aboriginal + -ism.
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.