Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A propeller on a boat or aircraft which generates thrust by movement of air.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Knowledge: an illustrated magazine of science.
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.