Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A division of the Al-Anon mutual support organization, dedicated to helping (especially teenage) children who are affected by the alcoholism of a family member (especially a parent) or friend.
1950s; earliest use found in The Oakland Tribune. From Al-A- + teen.
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.