Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The redeeming sacrifice of Christ on the cross.
2The martyrdom of early (unbaptized) Christian converts, regarded as a (privileged) substitute for water baptism.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Flavel's Fountain of Life.
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.