Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(At an evangelical revival meeting) a seat, located near the front of the congregation, on which those with a troubled conscience or otherwise in need of spiritual guidance are encouraged to sit; frequently figurative in "on the anxious seat": in a state of anxiety.Related anxious bench
Early 19th century.
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.