Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The Stone Age of northern Scandinavia, which occurred later than in western Europe owing to the repopulation of the region after the end of the last glacial maximum.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1835–1903).
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.