Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of, belonging to, or designating (part of) the Gulf of Bothnia or the lands surrounding it; = Bothnian.Related Bothnian
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Grimeston (fl. 1604–1634), translator. From (i) French Bothnique and its probable etymon (ii) post-classical Latin Bothnicus from the name of Bothnia + -icus.
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.