Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Anything fixed across the angle between two components of a structure to impart rigidity or stability; especially a straight piece of timber fixed obliquely across a right angle.
Late 18th century.
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.