Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A navigational aid used in aircraft and ships which continuously and automatically displays the bearing of the nearest radio beacon; abbreviated ADF.
1930s; earliest use found in Science News.
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.