Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The edible fruit of a kind of evergreen ebony tree, Diospyros digyna, with white flesh which turns dark brown when ripe.
Late 19th 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.