Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The doctrine or beliefs of anthropomorphites; (more generally) anthropomorphism; the ascription of human form, character, or attributes to God.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Henry More (1614–1687), philosopher, poet, and theologian. From either anthropomorphite or anthropomorphite + -ism.
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.