Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An association of companies, based in London, whose members are engaged in numerous international trading activities, especially the chartering of vessels to carry cargo.
From the name Virginia and Baltic, one of many coffee houses where shipowners and merchants met in London in the 18th century, the coffee house being so named by association with areas of much of the trade.
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.