Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In the Soviet Union: an administrative unit formed from the amalgamation of a group of collective farms, having the infrastructure of a town or city.
1950s; earliest use found in Soviet Studies. From Russian agrogorod from agro- + gorod town.
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.