Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An area of a room (especially a classroom) set aside for books, especially one intended to provide a quiet or comfortable place for reading; (also in extended use) a page or section in a newspaper, magazine, etc., devoted to books or literature.
Mid 19th century.
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.