Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An air-operated support for a rock drill, used especially when drilling horizontally; frequently attributive.
1950s; earliest use found in Canadian Mining 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.