Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A proof on which corrections are noted by the author or editor of a text.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Savage (1770–1843), printer and engraver.
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.