Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A facility on a device, machine, etc., which automatically repeats an operation; specifically a function on a tape player, digital music player, etc., which automatically repeats the track or sequence of tracks just played; the setting which enables this.
1960s; earliest use found in Science.
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.