Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having knowledge acquired from books or study; scholarly, bookish; frequently implying lack of common sense or worldliness.
1920s; earliest use found in Ogden (Utah) Standard Examiner.
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.