Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of, belonging to, or designating the Ahousaht, the principal group of Nuu-chah-nulth living around Clayoquot Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
A member of this group.
Late 18th century. From Nootka ʕaaḥuusʔatḥ, self-designation, lit. ‘people of Ahous’ (a place on Vargas Island, off Vancouver Island).
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.