Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A book containing a list of secret contacts, or of the names of people liable to be punished:‘he lists his sexual conquests in his little black book’
- ‘Moreau even has a little black book in which she crosses out the names of her victims.’
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.