Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of bulldozer with a blade which is or can be set at an oblique angle, so that earth is pushed to one side rather than in the direction of travel.
1930s; earliest use found in Roads & Streets. Compare bulldozer.
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.