Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(More fully "blue grama grass") the North American grass Bouteloua gracilis, which grows in distinct tufts and forms an important component of prairie grassland.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Friend.
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.