Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of any of the nine bands of a North American Indian people living along the Pit River in northern California.
Of, relating to, or designating the Achumawi or their language.
Late 19th century. From Achumawi Ajummaawi people of the river from ajumma river.
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.