Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A ball game for two players (or four divided into two teams), each of whom is on a trampoline in a specially designed enclosed framework and scores by throwing the ball into a target hoop behind the opposing player or players.
1980s; earliest use found in The Los Angeles 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.