Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A matter which is suitable for treatment in a book, especially on grounds of length or complexity; matter of this type.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Hooper (d. 1555), bishop of Gloucester and Worcester and protestant martyr.
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.