Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(Usually with the) (the name of) a wolf who is the villain of various nursery stories; (hence allusively) any threatening or sinister person or thing.
Early 20th 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.