Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An arrangement of a series of items in an order corresponding to that of the alphabet; chiefly in in alphabetical order.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Maplet (d. 1592), writer on natural philosophy.
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.