Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A (proposed) flying bicycle or motorcycle; (also Military) a personal flying machine with powered helicopter blades tested by the United States Army during the 1950s (now disused).
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Steubenville (Ohio) Herald.
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.