Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Intended for or restricted to adults; specifically (of books, films, etc.) unsuitable for or prohibited to children because of violent or sexually explicit content.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Chicago Defender. From adults, plural of adult + only.
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.