Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The light brown wood of the western hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Annual Reports President Tufts College 1889-90.
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.