Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A race in which a racing official sets specific conditions which determine the amount of weight to be carried by each horse, typically based on the horses' previous race performances.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Boston Globe.
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.