Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of popular novel, typically set in an English village or country town, that deals with the domestic and emotional lives of articulate middle- or upper-middle-class characters.
1990s. So called from the association of Aga stoves with the British rural middle classes.
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.