Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Art displayed at an airport.
2Depreciative Depreciative ethnic art or craft of a type displayed and sold at some airports, viewed dismissively as being copied or mass-produced for the tourist market.
1940s; earliest use found in The New York Times.
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.