Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The traditional dress of students, graduates, or officials of a university or college, usually including a cap and gown, and for graduates a hood, now mainly worn on formal or ceremonial occasions.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Review.
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.