Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1North American North American (with lower-case initial in the third element) a volunteer movement providing adult mentors to (troubled or disadvantaged) boys.
2Australian Australian a voluntary organization founded in 1925 to provide care and advice for British and Irish youths emigrating to Australia.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New York Times.
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.