Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A light wooden framework fitted together to form the skeleton of a building, typically having the vertical timbers extending the full height of the frame.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Commercial Herald (Milwaukee, Wisconsin).
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.