Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cream-coloured European geometrid moth, Timandra comae, having a continuous reddish band across both the fore- and hindwings.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Rennie (1761–1821), engineer.
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.