Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Gunnery a moulding on the breech of a cannon between the base and the first reinforce.
Archaeol. a projecting circular base; attributive (as base-ring) designating a type of late Bronze Age pottery from Cyprus.
Early 17th century.
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.