Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be perplexed and unable to take action.
- ‘The Country Parson being to administer the Sacraments, is at a stand with himself, how or what behavior to assume for so holy things.’
- ‘Here I am a little at a stand; for credit, properly speaking, they have none.’
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.