Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A furnace through which a natural current of air carries the flame from the burning fuel at one end, over the charge, and out at the other end.
Early 18th century.
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.