Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flash of blue light sometimes seen briefly just above the sun as it is about to disappear below the horizon at sunset, or as it first appears at sunrise.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The English Mechanic.
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.