Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Designating a type of steelmaking furnace which is lined with material rich in basic oxides, and in which the metal is heated under a directly-injected layer of gaseous oxygen; hence, designating this technique or process of steel production, or steel produced in this way.
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.