Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of a minority Shiite sect practising a form of Islam with gnostic and animist elements; = Nusayri.See also Nusayri
Early 19th century. From Arabic al-Nuṣayrī from al the + Nuṣayrī; see note below.
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.