Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(A popular name for) the Act 31 Hen. VIII. c. 4, called the Law of the Six Articles, imposing severe penalties on those who disputed certain articles of faith.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Hall's Vnion: Henry VIII.
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.