Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The edible bluish berry of any of various plants of the genus Ribes; especially (North American) that of either of the North American wild currants R. americanum and R. bracteosum.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Natura Exenterata.
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.