Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A game in which players attempt to pick up apples floating in water using only their mouths, traditionally played at fairs or on Halloween.Related apple-ducking
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Ladies' Home Journal.
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.