Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(A collective term for) those forms of organic life found drifting in the atmosphere, comprising minute insects, spiders, and mites, bacteria and other microscopic organisms, fungal spores, etc.; also called aeroplankton.Related aeroplankton
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.