Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland) a former General Certificate of Education qualification regarded as a complement to the A level; abbreviated AS; frequently attributive, especially in Advanced Supplementary Level.
1980s; earliest use found in The Times.
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.