Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A shower head positioned at body height rather than above the head.
2A lightly perfumed spray for the body; a deodorant in aerosol form; also as a mass noun.
1920s; earliest use found in The Fresno Bee.
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.