Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Memory of the feeling or emotion associated with an event.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Philosophical Review. After French mémoire affective.
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.