Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A marine fish of deeper Arctic waters, Arctogadus glacialis (family Gadidae), which is related to the true cod but has the chin barbel absent or reduced; also called polar cod or Greenland cod.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science.
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.