Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mechanism for grinding dry substances into powder, consisting of a horizontal cylinder rotating on its axis and containing a number of balls of a hard, inert material such as steel or glass.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Overland Monthly.
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.