Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Before; preceding.‘antechapel’‘antecedent’before, until, till, up to, previous to, earlier than, preceding, leading up to, in advance of, ahead of, ante-, pre-View synonyms
From Latin ante ‘before’.
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.