Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to or denoting the River Amazon or its surrounding region.‘the Amazonian rainforest’
(of a woman) tall and strong or athletic.‘Amazonian supermodels’‘an Amazonian physique’
Late 16th century: from Amazon (sense 1).
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.