Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Computing a computer program designed to carry out a specific task or meet a specific user requirement; compare system program.
2A space exploration programme with a particular application in view.
1960s; earliest use found in Communications ACM.
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.