Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The black inhabitants of a country, community, etc., when forming the greater part of the population as a whole, especially considered collectively or as a group.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Eclectic Review.
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.