Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The horizon that would be seen if the earth's surface were perfectly smooth; the intersection of a horizontal plane through an observer with the celestial sphere.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Temple Henry Croker (1729–?1790), writer.
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.