Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A coded signal used to give the order to attack, especially with reference to an attack involving nuclear weapons.
Computing an item of code, typically installed on a computer or network by a virus, which performs a malicious function; code of this nature.
1960s; earliest use found in The New Republic.
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.