Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A kind of hard confectionery made from boiled sugar and containing almond pieces.
slang Slang (originally Military) (usually in plural) a sock.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Blackwood's Magazine.
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.