Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(With reference to a lens or other optical system) the focal point or focal distance for actinic light.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Art-union.
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.