Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Money paid for access to an event, performance, or exhibition, or for membership of a society; the revenue from this.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Jackson.
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.