Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Height expressed in absolute terms, especially height above sea level; (Aeronautics) the altitude of an aircraft above the land or sea over which it is flying.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.
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.