Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1with object To harden (especially steel) by allowing it to cool or stand in air.
2no object To harden through exposure to air.
1930s; earliest use found in Engineering.
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.