Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Entirely focused on talking; (originally) that discusses rather than acts; (now usually, of a radio station) featuring exclusively programmes based around conversation, interviews, and other spoken material, rather than music.
Mid 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.