Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The evolution of one or more new species from an ancestral species that becomes split into geographically separate populations which diverge genetically over a period of time.
1940s; earliest use found in American Naturalist.
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.