Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(On a motor vehicle) a type of tow bar surmounted by a metal ball, to which the tow rope or drawbar of a caravan, trailer, etc., is secured; a corresponding fitting on the drawbar of a caravan or trailer.
1930s; earliest use found in The Oakland Tribune.
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.