Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In ancient Greek, Latin, German, and other inflected languages) a case of nouns and pronouns, and of words in grammatical agreement with them, the typical function of which is to express the direct object of a transitive verb or direction towards something; (also occasionally) (in uninflected languages) the object of a transitive verb.
Late Middle English.
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.