Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An airborne apparatus for automatically recording several atmospheric phenomena (especially pressure and temperature) at the same time, usually carried on an aircraft.
1930s; earliest use found in The Reno Evening Gazette.
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.