Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of a North American Indian people belonging to the Blackfoot Confederacy; = Blood Indian.Related Blood Indian
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in James Isham (c1716–1761). After Woods Cree miθκο-iθiniwak, lit. ‘blood people’.
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.