Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The large-flowered or southern magnolia, Magnolia grandiflora, native to the southeastern U.S.
2A rhododendron of eastern North America, Rhododendron maximum, which makes a large shrub or small tree.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in François André Michaux (1770–1855).
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.