Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1US US a letter accepting nomination as a political candidate, typically made public and containing an outline of the nominee's policies.
2A letter informing a person of a successful application for something, now especially a place at an educational institution.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Memphis (Tennessee) Daily Appeal.
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.