Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A projecting structure on the front of a motor vehicle or aeroplane that serves to collect and channel impinging air for ventilation or cooling or to improve combustion.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Wilfred Faraday (1874–1953).
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.