Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(The name of) a warm surface current that flows in an anticlockwise direction around the Gulf of Alaska, forming part of an ocean gyre.
Mid 19th century.
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.