Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In full Anvil Rock sandstone) (the name of) a thick sandstone formation in Kentucky, Illinois, and Indiana, laid down in the Pennsylvanian (Upper Carboniferous) period.
Mid 19th century. After Anvil Rock, the name of a sandstone outcrop in Union County, Kentucky, so called on account of its shape.
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.