Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The glow or radiance that remains for a time after the sun has set; = afterglow; frequently figurative.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), author, biographer, and historian.
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.