Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Military the strategic aerial position held by an attacking or defending force.
Aeronautics the position that an aircraft would reach in a given time if flying in motionless air.
Early 20th 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.