Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of various plant diseases characterized black lesions on roots; specifically a disease of tobacco and other plants caused by the fungus Thielaviopsis basicola.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Progress Beet-sugar Industry United States 1900.
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.