Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In the United Kingdom) any of several officers of either of the two Houses of Parliament who serve under the Serjeants-at-Arms and are responsible for enforcing security and delivering messages.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Sandusky (Ohio) Daily Star.
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.