Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
‘I am here’ (used to indicate the speaker is present). Hence as noun: this statement as an answer in a roll-call, etc.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Taming of a Shrew. From classical Latin adsum, 1st singular present indicative of adesse to be present.
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.