Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The quality of being English; specifically. Englishness of speech or style; English idiom.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Journal House of Representatives Commonwealth of Kentucky. From post-classical Latin Anglicus English + -ity, after post-classical Latin Anglicitas.
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.