Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In tetrapod vertebrates: the part of the arm or forelimb from the wrist to the elbow; the forearm.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in George Gregory (1754–1808), Church of England clergyman and writer. From post-classical Latin antebrachium from classical Latin ante- + brachium arm.
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.