Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Holarctic kittiwake with black legs, Rissa tridactyla, which breeds on the coastal cliffs of arctic and northern seas.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Zoologist: a miscellany of natural history.
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.