Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A limping gait affected by some members of fashionable society in imitation of Alexandra, who developed a limp after contracting rheumatic fever in 1867.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Every Saturday.
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.