Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A city or urban area centred around an airport.‘the planned development of an aerotropolis at the international airport’
1930s (originally referring to the concept of a skyscraper that would incorporate a rooftop airfield and other airport facilities): blend of aero- and metropolis.
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.