Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Weighted to compensate for differences in age, or to give greater relative importance to people of a particular age.
1950s; earliest use found in The Economic Journal.
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.