Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of various instruments resembling a (large) standard guitar, but which produces lower notes; (now) especially a (usually electric) guitar with a long neck and four heavy strings tuned an octave below the lower strings on a standard guitar.
Mid 19th 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.