Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of various African plants of the family Asteraceae (Compositae); specifically any of numerous yellow-flowered, drought-adapted plants constituting the genus Othonna.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Philip Miller (1691–1771), horticulturist and writer.
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.