Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
That which is to be, or is being, analysed; (in more recent use especially) a concept, proposition, or expression regarded as in need of definition or logical analysis.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Shadworth Hollway Hodgson (1832–1912), philosopher. From analyse + -andum.
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.