Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A duct for the passage of air, especially (Zoology) one connecting the swim bladder of a fish with its mouth.
Mid 18th century. Originally after French conduit à air.
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.