Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Biology the structure of a plant above ground.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in The Student; or the Oxford and Cambridge Monthly Miscellany.
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.