Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A trademark for: a thin plastic ring which is spun through the air, like a Frisbee, in a catching game.
1980s; earliest use found in The Christian Science Monitor. From aero- + -bee, with alteration of the ending perhaps to avoid confusion with Aerobee, trademark in the United States for a kind of rocket.
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.