Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tenor part in a grand chorus which is played or sung only in particular parts of a performance; compare alto concertante.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Short Explication of Foreign Words in Musick Books.
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.