Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In various Protestant denominations, originally and especially in the Baptist Church) baptism administered as an adult or adolescent, when a person is considered capable of fully understanding the sacrament; opposed to infant-baptism.
Mid 17th 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.