Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An image, representation, or emblem; specifically the image on a seal.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Topsell (d. 1625), Church of England clergyman and author. From (i) post-classical Latin agalma statue, image, specifically image or impression of a seal.
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.