Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A song sung by the crew of a boat; especially one used to help maintain the rhythm of rowing or paddling.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Magazine and British Register.
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.