Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Angling. = Alexandra fly.Related Alexandra fly
Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From the name of Alexandraof Denmark, consort of Edward VII.
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.