Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A deficiency in attentiveness, typically manifesting as a restricted attention span; inability to pay attention or concentrate.Related attentional deficit
1960s; earliest use found in American Journal Mental Deficiency.
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.