Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An agave, Agave tequilana, with long, bluish-green spiky leaves, whose fermented sap is used to produce the alcoholic spirit tequila; also called tequila plant.
1950s; earliest use found in American Foreign Service Journal.
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.