Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A singer who has the ranges of both a bass and a baritone; the voice of such a singer.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Musical Times & Singing Class Circular. Probably after German Bassbariton.
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.