Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Now historical a series of large-calibre guns mounted on carriages in order to be transported.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Dryden (1631–1700), poet, playwright, and critic.
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.