Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A maple of western North America, Acer macrophyllum, having large palmate leaves; (also) the timber of this tree, used especially for furniture and musical instruments.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Garden & Forest.
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.