Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of or relating to an Aldwych farce; specifically designating a type of architecture or interior design resembling the upper-middle-class domestic setting of this genre.
1930s; earliest use found in Osbert Lancaster (1908–1986), cartoonist and designer.
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.