Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Ploughed or arable land; a piece of such land; specifically a holding or tenement, varying in extent from 8 to 20 acres according to locality; (now historical).
Middle English; earliest use found in Short Metrical Chronicle.
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.