Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Modern art; specifically a streamlined style in applied art and architecture, popular especially in the 1930s (frequently attributive).
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Science. From French art moderne from art + moderne. Compare later moderne.
art moderne/ˌɑː(t) məˈdɛːn/
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.