Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An individual's or corporation's gross income after certain adjustments are made for accounting or other purposes; (in later use) specifically the total annual income of an individual or corporation minus certain deductions and exemptions, especially used for calculating income tax.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The American Economic Review.
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.