Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of, relating to, or designating an early postglacial culture of north Germany and the Low Countries dating to the period around 8500 b.c., remains of which were first discovered at sites near Ahrensburg; = Ahrensburgian.See also Ahrensburgian
1930s; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. From Ahrensburg, the name of a town in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, near which the type site is located.
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.