Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mathematical puzzle in which an arithmetical proposition is expressed with the ten digits represented by a different letter of the alphabet, the task being to find what digit each letter stands for.
Of the nature of or involving an alphametic.
1950s. From alpha- + -metic.
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.