Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(The crew of) the boat that represents the University of Cambridge or the University of Oxford in a boat race between the universities.
1960s; earliest use found in The 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.