Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A nursemaid or housemaid, typically a French one.nanny, childminder, governess, au pair, nursemaid, crèche worker, childcarer, babysitter, nursery nurseView synonyms
Late 18th century: from French, feminine of bon ‘good’.
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.