Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A map that shows important basic information, to which can be added more specialized information relevant to a particular study or purpose.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Gibbs (1815–1873).
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.