Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A manoeuvre in which an aircraft performs a complete turn around its longitudinal axis, executed by means of its ailerons.
1920s; earliest use found in Journal of the Franklin Institute.
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.