Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A chain, now generally a roller chain, used to transmit driving power to the rear wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle.
2A chain used to secure and prevent the theft of a bicycle or motorcycle.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Bath (Maine) Independent.
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.