Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Play befitting a baby; the play of a young child or animal.
2A piece of work which is easily accomplished.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Burton (d. ?1648), Independent minister and religious controversialist.
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.