Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The falling to earth of ash, pyroclastic fragments, etc., from the clouds ejected in a volcanic eruption; an instance of this; usually attributive.
1960s; earliest use found in American Mineralogist.
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.