Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An aquatic plant, Alternanthera philoxeroides, with small white flowers on long stems, native to South America but introduced elsewhere and often regarded as an invasive weed.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Settler.
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.