Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(With the) the resurgence of poetry written in alliterative metre in England in the second half of the 14th cent.; the alliterative poems of this period, considered as a group.
Late 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.