Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Nonce-use Horror (in a film, etc.) caused by mutation or disfigurement of the human body; compare body horror (nonce-use).Related body horror
1980s; earliest use found in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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.