Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Designating a division of mankind represented by the indigenous peoples of Africa; of or relating to this group; resembling (and thus supposedly derived from) such peoples.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Athenaeum. From African + -oid.
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.