Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Especially among Eastern Orthodox Churches: the state or condition of having a presiding bishop, etc., who is independent of external jurisdiction.
Mid 19th century. From post-classical Latin autocephalia from autocephalus + -ia.
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.