Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to or characteristic of Acton or his work, especially his historical writings.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From the name of John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, first Baron Acton, English liberal historian and moralist + -ian.
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.