Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An open-fronted shelter of a type traditionally built alongside hiking trails in the Adirondacks, typically made from wood and having a roof that slopes steeply backward; also occasionally Adirondack shelter-camp.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in House and Garden.
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.