Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The Japanese red pine, Pinus densiflora, a valuable ornamental and timber tree with reddish wood; the timber itself.Related matsu
Mid 19th century. From Japanese akamatsu from aka red + matsu pine.
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.