Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Originally and chiefly Aeronautics a device in an aircraft or ship for automatically maintaining a set attitude.
Economics an economic mechanism which tends to limit fluctuations in the economy by responding automatically to changes in wage levels, unemployment levels, gross domestic product, etc.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Flight International.
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.