Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flat picture or pattern (in later use often computer-generated) which can be perceived as a three-dimensional image when the viewer focuses in front of or behind the plane of the picture.
1950s. From auto- + stereogram. Compare earlier autostereoscopic.
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.