Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An academic mark in the lower range of the first class, one approaching the first class.
Nearly excellent or first-rate.
Early 20th 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.