Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A characteristically American English word, phrase, or idiom, (now especially) one borrowed into another language.
2Cooperation or integration between England (or Britain) and America; allegiance to or advocacy of this.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Christian Observer. From Anglo-American + -ism.
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.