Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Electrical Engin. a network that has similar electrical properties to a transmission line (or other specified electrical properties); especially one designed to simulate an actual line.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Taylor (1578–1653), poet.
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.