Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bill brought before a legislature for the authorization of a specified item; (US Politics) a bill to establish, renew, or extend the legal authority for a government agency, programme, etc.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in London Morning Post.
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.