Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An aerial root, especially one emerging from the stem of a climbing plant or epiphyte which typically serves as a point of attachment to a support rather than as an organ of nutrient absorption.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal.
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.