Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Typography the typeface used for printing the main text of a publication.
2A type or class of physique.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Dean Howells (1837–1920), author.
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.