Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The points along the length of a bar at which it must be supported for the amount of bending (for a given number of points) to be minimized.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.
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.