Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(Chiefly in plural) a member of a United Nations peacekeeping force, having a blue beret as part of their uniform.
1950s; earliest use found in The Manchester Guardian.
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.