Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1rare A board established to manage or audit particular financial accounts (now rare).
2An official body responsible for standards in accountancy and the regulation of certified accountants.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Inventory Fastolf's Wardrobe.
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.