Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Life ‘accepted’ as a debt which must eventually be repaid; (hence, in extended allusive use) any milieu within which one is accepted or within which acceptance (of persons, new ideas, etc.) is important.
1950s; earliest use found in Anthony Powell (1905–2000), writer.
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.