Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An apparatus used for roasting (whole) apples, especially one placed in front of a fire and consisting of a tin frame, shelf, and canopy for reflecting heat on to the side of the apples not facing the fire.
Mid 17th 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.