Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Dependent on the age of a person or thing or on the elapsed time in a process; correlated with or determined by age, especially increasing age.
1940s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
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.