Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland) an area of countryside designated by a government agency as having natural features of exceptional beauty and therefore given a protected status:‘Cannock Chase is a beautiful area of woodland and heath that's deservedly been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.’
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.