Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(Originally) the branch of mathematics dealing with geometrical concepts by algebraic means; (in later use chiefly) a branch of algebra concerned with solutions of algebraic equations studied in terms of geometrical concepts.
Early 19th century.
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.