Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A (proposed) agreement on international cooperation in Antarctica; (now) specifically the treaty signed in December 1959 and coming into force in June 1961, which introduced measures to protect Antarctica from military and other exploitation, and promote scientific research.
1940s; earliest use found in Register-News (Mount Vernon, Illinois).
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.