Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The quality of not growing old; the non-appearance of the signs of age.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Phillips's New World of Words. From post-classical Latin agerasia from Hellenistic Greek ἀγηρασία eternal youth (Galen) from ancient Greek ἀ- + γῆρας old age + -ία.
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.