Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(More fully "bluejoint grass") any of several grasses with bluish stems; especially the perennial reed-grass Calamagrostis canadensis, which is widespread in North America and used for grazing.
Early 19th century.
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.