Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A form completed by a customer in order to arrange in advance or reserve a ticket, a seat, accommodation, etc.
2US Originally US an official police form on which a suspect's details are recorded at the time of arrest.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Parliamentary Papers.
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.