Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In the late 19th cent.) a person of African descent living as a member of a North American Indian community; (now also) a person of mixed African-American and North American Indian descent.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Indian Journal (Muskogee, Indian Territory).
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.