Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Surpassingly or sublimely beautiful; (also occasionally as noun) that which is surpassingly or sublimely beautiful.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Wyrley (1565–1618), antiquary and herald.
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.