Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A point at which a number of parallel lines appear to meet which are not perpendicular to the picture plane; compare vanishing point.
Late 17th century. After French point accidental.
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.