Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The estimated monetary value of something; specifically the estimated value of a company, based on a calculation of future as well as current profits.Related appraised value
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Journal House of Representatives Michigan.
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.