Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
More fully contagious agalaxia. = agalactia.
Mid 18th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin agalaxia, alteration (perhaps after galaxias) of agalactia. With the some forms compare -y.
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.