Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Land adjoining a town or village that is let for cultivation or pasture, especially of animals prior to slaughter.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Vancouver (bap. 1756, d. ?1815), agricultural improver and 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.