Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A ringlike turbulent cloud of gas, ash, debris, etc., that spreads rapidly outwards at ground or sea level from the site of a nuclear explosion, a meteorite impact, or a volcanic eruption.
1940s; earliest use found in Huronite & Daily Plainsman (Huron, South Dakota).
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.