Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Soil or earth that is black; a rich, dark soil, specifically = chernozem; frequently attributive, designating regions characterized by such soils, especially in Russia and in the southern United States.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Topsell (d. 1625), Church of England clergyman and author.
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.