Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In the design of transonic and supersonic aircraft, the principle that the longitudinal variation of the cross-sectional area of an aircraft should approximate to that of the shape subject to the least drag at the speed in question.
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.