Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The week of 10 to 17 December 1899 during the Boer War (1899–1902), in which the British Army suffered defeats at Stormberg, Magersfontein, and Colenso.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily News.
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.