Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1(With the) the world of literature or publishing.
2Life or the world as described in literature; a fictional world.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Alexander Hamilton (bap. 1739, d. 1802), physician and obstetrician.
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.