Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of a group of nymphalid butterflies having notches on the outer edges of the forewings; specifically one of the genus Polygonia, which includes the commas; more fully anglewing butterfly.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Newman (1801–1876), naturalist.
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.