Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(A trademark for) a type of male doll in combat dress; (also) a man likened to such a doll in being brave, strong, etc. (often ironic); frequently attributive.
1960s; earliest use found in The Trade Marks Journal.
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.