Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of the (observed) extremities of Saturn's ring system, perceived to project like handles on either side of the disc of the planet.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. In some forms from French anse from classical Latin ānsa.
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.