Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The age distribution of new cases of a disease or other phenomenon.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Practitioner: a monthly journal of therapeutics and public health.
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.