Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
with object To count or class among persons or things of a specified category; to enumerate.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Frith (1503–1533), evangelical theologian and martyr. From ad- + number, after classical Latin adnumerāre to count or reckon to.
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.