Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland) the first half of an A level which is divided into two discrete components, also constituting an independent qualification; usually attributive, especially in Advanced Subsidiary level (abbreviated AS level).
1990s; earliest use found in Learning to Compete.
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.