Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of, relating to, or characterized by the rule of a despotic bureaucracy in control of the water supply over a society of small-scale agricultural producers.
1950s; earliest use found in Karl August Wittfogel (1896–1988).
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.