Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(More fully "black bean aphid") a black or dark green aphid, Aphis fabae, which is a common pest of many cultivated plants.Related bean aphis
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Farmers' Bulletin.
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.