Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of or relating to the Danes in England, specifically during the period of their occupation and administration of parts of northern and eastern England.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Joseph Strutt (1749–1802), antiquary and engraver. From Anglo- + Danish.
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.