Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Caribbean helmet shell of the genus Cassis, especially the king helmet (C. tuberosa) and the queen helmet (C. madagascariensis), both used in making shell cameos.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily News.
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.