Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A book in diary form for recording birthdays.
- ‘I'm trying to find the birthday book but it's gone missing.’
- ‘Birthday books are designed to be a permanent keepsake for recording important birthdays.’
- ‘In the year 2000, without ever having gone out of print, Anne was available in five Canadian editions, along with related birthday books, cookbooks, storybooks and daybooks (Canadian Books In Print 634-35).’
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.