Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Altitude relative to sea level or some other reference level; (Aeronautics) the altitude of an aircraft above the land or sea over which it is flying.
Late 18th century. After French hauteur absolue.
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.