Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A ridge or bank made or set aside on cultivated land (and often sown with perennial grasses) to provide a suitable habitat for insects (especially aphid-eating beetles) and other creatures which prey on crop pests.
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.