Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A gunsight originally devised for use on aircraft, consisting of a non-magnifying telescope mounted parallel to the barrel of a gun.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in John MacGavock Grider (1892–1918).
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.