Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A study of a given geographical location or particular demographic group; (in plural) the branch of knowledge relating to this.
1940s; earliest use found in Supply Responses in Milk Production.
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.