Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a rifle) held with the barrel on the left shoulder and the butt in the left hand.
- ‘Pamela used to recall how the red banner she had once paraded through the streets of London had to be held at the slope, since she was a little woman and could not keep it up straight.’
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.