Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The physics of the atmosphere; especially the branch of science concerned with this.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Robertson (?1750–1832), writer on agriculture and topographer.
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.