Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small chest of drawers, popular especially in the 18th and 19th centuries, typically having a folding or sliding top section which extends to form a writing desk or table.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Standard.
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.