Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(A) compulsion or mania to shed blood; (also) the action of shedding blood in a frenzied manner, or an instance of this.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Alexander Kinglake (1809–1891), historian and travel writer.
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.