Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A compound or mixture of chemicals used to imitate the flavour or scent of apples; especially the ester isoamyl isovalerate (C₁₀H₂₀O₂).
Mid 19th century. After German Apfelöl.
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.