Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A family allowance; (Australian) a payment awarded after the birth of a child; (Canadian) a regular monthly allowance granted to parents of dependent children.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Perry (Iowa) Daily Chief.
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.