Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Of or relating to the Scandinavians in England during the medieval period.
2Designating the variety of Old Norse spoken and written in England during the medieval period; of or relating to this.
The variety of Old Norse spoken in England during the medieval period.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. From Anglo- + Norse.
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.