Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of or relating to both America and Africa; (also) of or relating to African-Americans (originally and chiefly in the context of the resettlement of freed American slaves in Africa during the 19th cent.).
A freed American slave resettled in Africa (now historical).
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Wilmingtonian & Delaware Advertiser.
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.