Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A kind of anastigmatic compound lens that is a doublet consisting of a front lens which is convex on one side and concave on the other and a back lens which is convex on both sides.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Photogram.
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.