Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An aircraft likened to, or considered to perform the role of, a bus, especially by carrying large numbers of passengers or providing a shuttle service.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Daily Chronicle.
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.