Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
= quercitol.See also quercitol
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Thomson (1810–1864), medical officer of health. After German Eichelzucker or its French model sucre de gland.
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.