Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An informal name for: the area of South Kensington in London that is home to various cultural and educational institutions including the Natural History Museum, the Royal Albert Hall, and the Royal College of Music.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From the name of Prince Albert + -opolis.
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.