Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A facility by which a telephone, modem, or other device, on receiving an incoming signal, automatically establishes a connection with the source and sends a response.
1960s; earliest use found in Automatic Electric Technical Journal. From auto- + answer.
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.