Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A book intended for babies or young children.
2A book containing advice for new or prospective parents.
3A book in which mementoes of a child's infancy are kept.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Hannah More (1745–1833), writer and philanthropist.
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.