Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The (now illegal) practice of sending a dog into a sett to locate a badger, which is then captured by digging into the sett; an instance of this.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle.
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.