Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In early use) a society different from that which actually exists; (later) a way of life or set of people with values and habits which purport to be preferable to those of established society.
1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the History of Ideas.
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.