Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large speaker cabinet containing loudspeakers designed to reproduce low-frequency sounds accurately, used especially to enhance the bass sound at live music performances.
1970s; earliest use found in The Lincoln Star.
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.