Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A letter in its author's own hand; especially one written and signed by a well-known figure, treated as a collector's item.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Lloyd's Evening 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.