Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The ascription of mental faculties or characteristics like those of human beings to God, an animal, or a natural agency.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in 8th Duke of Argyll (1823–1900), politician and scientist. From anthropo- + psyche + -ism, after anthropomorphism.
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.