Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Backus–Naur (formerly Backus normal) form.
Big name fan, an enthusiast who is well known to other members of a fan community.
1960s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the AFIPS Conference<br>1950s.
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.