Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Originally: the territory or domain of the continental Angles and Saxons, or of the Anglo-Saxons. Hence: = Anglo-Saxondom.Related Anglo-Saxondom
Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Thomson (1765–1846), physician and surgeon. From Anglo- + the name of Saxony, after Anglo-Saxon.
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.