Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
US Law a jury selected for the intellectual and professional abilities of its members in cases of particular complexity or specialization.
North American a jury of experts on a particular subject who preside over the giving of an award or prize.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New York Times.
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.