Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A public event featuring exhibitions of livestock, crops, agricultural equipment, etc., and often also other entertainments and attractions.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Magazine and British Register.
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.