Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of several tropical and subtropical trees having dark-coloured, extremely dense and durable wood; specifically Krugiodendron ferreum (family Rhamnaceae) of tropical America, and any of several olives of southern Africa, including Olea laurifolia and O. capensis.
Late 18th century.
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.