Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A place where ants are bred or reared; specifically an artificial enclosure or formicarium containing an ant colony, typically with transparent walls through which the ants' activity is visible.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Hampton's Magazine.
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.