Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tough synthetic fabric, originally used as a bulletproof or blast-proof material but now used for a variety of purposes where strength and durability are desirable, such as luggage, footwear, etc.
1950s; earliest use found in The Wall Street Journal.
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.