Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The propensity to seek food or drink, specifically as one of the faculties assigned by phrenologists to a (supposed) specific organ; the organ itself.
Mid 19th century. Apparently from alimentive (although this is first attested slightly later) + -ness.
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.