Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hard white soap made from olive oil, produced in Alicante and used especially during the 18th cent. in medicinal preparations administered internally for the treatment or kidney and bladder stones.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Rich Closet Physical Secrets.
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.