Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Characteristic or reminiscent of The Beatles, their music, or their cultural impact. Sometimes: specifically typical or redolent of the catchy, upbeat melodies, close vocal harmonies, or tight, guitar-led arrangements of early Beatles records.
1960s; earliest use found in The Chronicle-Telegram. From either Beatle or the name of The Beatles + -esque.
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.