Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A colour morph of the snow goose, Anser (or Chen) caerulescens, with chiefly bluish-grey plumage.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Reinhold Forster (1729–1798).
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.