Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The larva of the apple fly, Rhagoletis pomonella, which forms winding tunnels in the flesh of apples (also called railroad worm).
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Circular (Oneida & Wallingford Communities).
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.