Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A student who is an adult; specifically one who undertakes a course of study at a later age than usual, especially at a college, university, etc.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Carr (1772–1832), travel writer.
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.